Monthly Archives: April 2012

Friday Group Ride #114

When I think of my hardest ever days on the bike, I can’t help but feeling I’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg, even now. I’ve bonked twenty miles from home. I’ve ...

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The BMC Teamelite TE01

The BMC media event I attended included not one but two bike introductions. Yesterday I had the opportunity to ride the new Teamelite TE01, a hard-tail 29er. Don’t worry, RKP isn’t ...

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Product Intro: BMC GF01

If you ever doubted that grand touring bikes were destined to become a sub-category of road bikes taken seriously by the industry, it’s time to stop. With the introduction of the Trek ...

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Amstel Gold Debrief

Here are some thoughts following Sunday’s 47th edition of the Amstel Gold Race: 1. Well, Italy finally won a spring classic after what seemed to be a pretty long drought—it just wasn’t the rider ...

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Ritchey Titanium Wheel Skewers

  I’ve got a friend—a bigwig with an eyewear company—who crashed recently. Somehow, despite 20+ years of competent use of quick releases, the skewer on the front wheel came loose. He ...

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