Is it performance or fatalism? Road bikes are going to get disc brakes. This much has been clear for the past few years. But there’s much to suggest the reason is fatalism, not better […]
Always looking for the next hot vegetable? When it comes to bikelandia, and the kales of bike gear, I searched InterBike 2014 for clues as to what could be the new kale., What I found […]
Velcro is so 2012. I dutifully made the pilgrimmage to InterBike. I sweated out my salt in the desert. I rode bikes, I walked, I talked, I listened, I drank gallons of electrolyte beverage, I […]
A two part review I did for Red Kite Prayer The Drag of Chain Efficiency Part 1 The Drag of Chain Efficiency Part 2 Check them out. Tell RKP I sent you.
Another North American Handmade Bicycle Show is coming. Another round of massive image galleries and unqualified praise is about to be served. I expect to come the same conclusion I made last year. NAHBS […]
When clothing manufacturers report on the SPF, sun protection factor, in an item of clothing, I usually laugh. Seems absurd. I’ve never gotten sunburn through an item of clothing in my life. It’s like calling […]
You know the story of Thanksgiving, right? Is it the one they teach in nursery school, grade school, high school, or a “revisionist” one you might have half-overheard on NPR? Likewise, you know […]
Mass-produced carbon-fiber frames are the polar opposite of the hand made steel bespoke world. With one you know everything about what goes into the finished product, with the other, you know nothing. The opacity […]