Reviewed: Finish Line Gear Floss

When I first heard of Gear Floss, I scoffed.  It seemed like a pointless high tech solution to a problem that had already been solved.  Rags do a great job cleaning between cogs and getting […]

The Scuba Jacket

When I started training in 1983, aka riding through the winter in bike clothing, it seemed like winter bike threads had barely gone past the 1950s, while summer bike clothing was starting to catch up […]

Reviewed: Finish Line Mechanic Grip Gloves

Dirty, greasy hands are the bane of the home mechanic. The problem is most acute for beginners. They can’t help but get their hands covered in grime on even the smallest, easiest bike repairs. Once […]

Book Review: To Make Riders Faster

If you’re crazy about Cervélo, you can stop reading right now and just buy the book. If you’re a bike geek who hoovers up all manner of bike lit, you can stop reading right now […]

Getting A Fit From Happy

Riding to Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) with a backpack filled with spare clothing and sneakers to my first fit session in more than a decade, there was some trepidation, a little insecurity about my […]

Making Sense of Bicycle Geometry Part Four: Using Stack and Reach to find your next bike

Part One explained most of the frame dimensions. Part Two explained trail. Part Three explained how changing components can affect ride qualities.   Knowing the size bike you ride is pretty important when you want […]

Making Sense of Bicycle Geometry Part 3: How Components Can Modify Ride

Part One explained most of the frame dimensions. Part Two explained trail. Frame materials, frame shaping, frame construction, and bicycle component selection can somewhat modify the ride qualities that the frame geometry is designed for. […]

Making Sense Of Bicycle Geometry Part Two: Trail

Part One served as an introduction to bicycle geometry. It isn’t absolutely necessary to read, but it does present many of the terms and concepts you need to understand what goes on with a bike. […]