Posts by Category: Machine

Friday Group Ride #243

Friday Group Ride #243

December is a funny month in the bike industry. Everyone knows cycling is a seasonal endeavor, and as goes the riding, so go the sales. Years ago, December was a welcome winter respite for weary ...

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Assos Campionissimo Bibs

Assos Campionissimo Bibs

I once had a relationship with a woman who had a particular theory about gift giving. In her view, a proper gift should be something vaguely extravagant, something you’d be unlikely to buy ...

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Smith PivLock Eyewear

Smith PivLock Eyewear

A suggestion for Smith Optics. The PivLock line of optics should be called Periphery. I know, PivLock describes how the arms are removed to swap lenses. No offense to your marketing department, ...

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Giordana Silverline Kit

Giordana Silverline Kit

The first time I put on something from Giordana was 1998. A pair of knee warmers my sister gave me. A birthday present, I think. 16 years later, I still have them and I still wear them. On the ...

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Friday Group Ride #241

Friday Group Ride #241

I know guys who break things. What I mean is, I know guys who, by virtue of their size, strength or hell-for-leather riding style, go through parts like a college bar through cheap, American ...

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Previewing Scott’s 2015 Line

Previewing Scott’s 2015 Line

Back in July I got a chance to spend three days riding bikes from Scott’s 2015 lineup. I began writing up my observations while there, and then in one of those intersections of ...

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