Monthly Archives: June 2016

Friday Group Ride #316

Friday Group Ride #316

I am over blue bikes (the beauty of the classic Gios Torino not withstanding). Blue is a fine color, as they go, but it does nothing for me on a bike. I prefer grays and deep, dark reds, greens ...

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Reincarnation

Reincarnation

Every now and then in our comments we get asked about why we don’t spend more of our time reviewing mid-range bikes and products. It happened again recently. As I mentioned in my response, ...

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The Theory of Mid-Ride Repair

The Theory of Mid-Ride Repair

The world is full of theories. There’s the theory of evolution, the theory of relativity, of biogenesis, of plate tectonics, and on we go. And all of them have enough science backing them ...

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Orlando

Orlando

Orlando looms large in my history. I first went to Disney World in 1974. I visited it every few years as my grandparents were in Miami, and then later relocated, in retirement, to Winter Haven, ...

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Lightweight: A First Ride

Lightweight: A First Ride

When I was in Sedona recently, among the products I had a chance to sample were Lightweight wheels and Lightweight’s Urgestalt frameset. I’ve been reading about the brand’s ...

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Friday Group Ride #315

Friday Group Ride #315

I am at a very fortunate point in my cycling life that I don’t have pressing needs for a new bike. That is not to say that I don’t know what my next bike will be, but I’m not ...

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Old-Fashioned Cheating

Old-Fashioned Cheating

In the wake of Ted King’s amazing victory at Dirty Kanza, not to mention the utterly crushing disappointment of defending champion Yuri Hauswald’s mechanical-induced DNF, ...

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