Monthly Archives: March 2014

Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions

Well this is one post that’s as overdue as a 10-month pregnancy. Honestly, I thought this post was going to happen back in January. Ah, cruel fortune. The good news is that the day has ...

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Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

There are those items that, as a cyclist, aren’t really going to make your life better. They aren’t going to make you faster, won’t increase your enjoyment on the bike or help ...

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Friday Group Ride #209

Friday Group Ride #209

I fired down the first piece of pizza cold while I jammed the rest in the toaster oven to warm up. I was that hungry, even though I’d topped my breakfast toast, four pieces washed down with ...

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NAHBS #10

NAHBS #10

Cherubim Strange but true. The North American Handmade Bicycle Show will celebrate its tenth anniversary with next week’s gathering in Charlotte, North Carolina. Has it really been ten ...

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Classically Trained

Classically Trained

I called Radio Freddy. I said, “Are you aware that Het Volk is this weekend?” And he said, “They don’t call it that anymore, and yeah, I know, although I gotta say, ...

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Considering Levi’s GranFondo

Considering Levi’s GranFondo

Since USADA released its Reasoned Decision in October of 2012, cycling fans have turned on riders it once revered. Most hardcore riders I know had tired of Lance Armstrong long before Travis ...

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2008 Tour of Flanders

2008 Tour of Flanders

When the reigning Belgian national champion takes a flyer at the Ronde van Vlaanderen in rainy conditions, all you can do is hold your breath. When he rolls across the line saluting the crowd, ...

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Volagi Liscio, Part II

Volagi Liscio, Part II

For part I, click here. One of my favorite features about the Volagi Liscio was its handling. On descents and in corners the bike was predictable and left me relaxed and confident. In the ...

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