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

Bikes are kind of inscrutable. Standing still, there are lots of clues to the character of the ride, but many of those clues can be deceiving. You can sense the bike’s stance, examine the tubing […]

The Second Edition of Tour Fever is Out and Ready for Reading

It’s that time of year.   You’ve got the fever.   You want more.  You need more.  Tour Fever is here to answer those questions, slake that thirst, grow that pallet so that the taste you’re […]

Book Review: The Great Road Climbs of the Southern Alps

To relax with a book, perchance to dream. To rest one’s legs on an ottoman, curl up with a recovery shake, and flip though pages that allow you to transport yourself into a waking fantasy. […]