Monthly Archives: August 2013

Seven Cycles 622 slx, Part II

To read part one, click here. So let’s talk ride quality. I’ll be blunt—I haven’t ridden another bike  that offered as vibration-free a ride while maintaining a lively, ...

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Friday Group Ride #182

It is late to run a prediction thread for the Vuelta. Things have happened in Spain. Dramatic things. The stuff that makes Grand Tours so Grand. And yet, we haven’t discussed the Spanish ...

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Seven Cycles 622 slx, Part I

Statement of bias: To the degree that I’m not impartial where Seven Cycles is concerned, I, like many other people, have admired the company since its launch. My affinity goes further than ...

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D2R2 2013

At 5:45am, heavy fog sits in all the hollows and rolls up to the roadside and leaves everything beneath it wet. We park in the fresh-cut field and walk over to the registration tent where all is ...

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The Golden Age Blues

Roger Pingeon and Raymond Poulidor This morning, as I climbed up the gentle gradient to Scott’s Valley from Santa Cruz, one sentence resonated in my head: “Krabbé’s 20 was clean as a whistle.” It ...

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