Monthly Archives: September 2013

An Evening with Argonaut Cycles

When I last crossed paths with Ben Farver of Argonaut Cycles, we were at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show and I was looking at a beautiful steel bike handcrafted by him. Fast forward 18 ...

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Cow Shit

We rode along in silence, chains whirring. The sun was only just lumbering up into the sky, and neither of us was quite awake. After a bit, he glanced over and said, “You get a ride in this ...

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Announcing Red Kite Project

Some deeply insightful person once said that life is what happens while you’re busy making plans. I suppose being an entrepreneur falls along those lines. While I had my eye on trying to ...

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Litespeed C1R, Part I

The aero road bike is an endeavor unlike anything else in the bike market. While most engineering teams were struggling to make bikes simultaneously stiffer and lighter without sacrificing ...

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Lezyne Port-a-Shop

For as often as I travel with a bike, it wasn’t until relatively recently that I attempted to put together a dedicated tool kit that I could keep in reserve just so I’d have the ...

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Giro New Road Apparel, Part I

When I first began riding—not to put too fine a point on it—I didn’t know what the hell I was doing. I know a great many riders who had the good fortune to be initiated into the sport by ...

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Xpedo Baldwin Pedals

I’ve tried several different mountain bike pedals lately. As my riding has evolved and I’ve tried new and more challenging terrain, I realized there were occasions when the pedals ...

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