How much work do you do on your bike? Are you the type who doesn’t let anyone else touch your bike and it gets a tune-up monthly, or do you turn it over to a trusted mechanic tipped in hoppy beverages? Or are you somewhere in between? Hottie discusses a failed career path and how that has affected his willingness to work on bikes.
Origin stories are a hot thing right now. From Marvel superheroes to athletes, we love a good origin story and Fatty poses one. What were your first road bikes? The boys reminisce on those first bikes and what they say about their taste in hardware.
Nick Legan has written a book all about gravel riding and bikepacking called, obviously enough, Gravel Cycling. Patrick interviewed him ahead of his a gravel event new to him and talked with Nick about how his book and how he should make his equipment choices.
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