Monthly Archives: August 2016

Friday Group Ride #325

Friday Group Ride #325

My friend Lloyd had his bike stolen. He went out for lunch, leaned his bike against the wall, went into the burrito place, stood in line, texted his wife, ordered his food, paid, and walked out ...

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Road Plus

Road Plus

After years of seeing improvements that were sometimes difficult to register, the road market has been blown open by a revolution. It’s a revolution of thought, of approach, of technology, ...

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Lost in the Toiyabe

Lost in the Toiyabe

Yuri Hauswald, known in some circles as Salty the Yeti, or the Community Development Manager for GU, also happens to be a pro mountain biker (and Dirty Kanza champ) with a wicked sense of ...

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Look Ma! No Wires!

Look Ma! No Wires!

The quest to make shifting quicker, more accurate and more intuitive is hard to argue against. Sure, there are folks tearing up crazy-hard events like Leadville (just wait for this week’s ...

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A Ride With Dennis Christopher

A Ride With Dennis Christopher

I’ve met a lot of famous people. I’ve had lunch with Peter Gabriel. I’ve picked up Ozzy Osbourne from jail. I’ve walked in on a groupie doing to Tommy Lee what you’d ...

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Consequences

Consequences

I could hear the car approaching from behind, but unlike most occasions when a car passes, this one was different. I could hear it slow. I not only heard it slow, but I could also tell that as it ...

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Friday Group Ride #324

Friday Group Ride #324

This week I’m interested in bar tape, or as they say it here in Eastern Massachusetts, ‘bah tape.’ It’s funny how directly this thin strip of cork/foam/gel affects our ...

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The Kit for the Cool Kids

The Kit for the Cool Kids

If cycling were suddenly easy, if all the days turned perfect, most of us would move onto something else. Golf anyone? The fact is we like this stuff because it is hard and the elements are ...

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