Monthly Archives: December 2011

For Auggie

When I think of all the ways I’ve spent free time in my life, three pursuits top all the others. That cycling is on the list is no surprise, so we’ll just move along. Writing, which ...

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Easton EC90 SL

The carbon fiber clincher is a problem child. It shows flashes of brilliance, can be faster than a power outage and melts down under high stress or when taken out of its preferred environment. ...

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Friday Group Ride #94

Perhaps a little something like this? We’re getting into that season of gift giving. Every now and then our minds turn toward the things we’d like to add to our arsenal. And with the ...

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Specialized Tarmac SL3, Part II

Before I jump too far into the second half of this review, I need to mention that the bike as shown here was shot after I’d put a good 2000 miles on it. Normally, I shoot bikes as soon as I get ...

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The No-Drop Zone, Signed

When I got my first staff gig with a magazine part of my mission was to write all manner of how-to stuff for newbies. It was a good fit for me; previously I’d taught everything from Nordic ...

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Specialized Tarmac SL3, Part I

First, a brief note on why this review is hitting as the new Tarmac SL4 is being released. I began riding this bike in July for a review that ran on Map My Ride’s site. The reviews I penned ...

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