Posts by Category: Machine

Dura-Ace Di2, a Deeper Look

Dura-Ace Di2, a Deeper Look

Some years back I got a chance to ride Dura-Ace Di2 before it was officially unveiled to the press. I was pretty thrilled to get the opportunity to ride a product without the skewing that comes ...

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Meeting the Need

Meeting the Need

I’m just back from Scott Week where my journalist colleagues and I got a look at the bikes comprising the Swiss manufacturer’s 2016 lineup. It’s a monster line of bikes and ...

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Scott Genius 710

Scott Genius 710

When I hit the incline that served as a brake in the winter to slow skiers before they reached the intersection of four different runs, I was going better than 20 mph. How much higher is ...

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Felt 2016 Preview

Felt 2016 Preview

This is the time of year that bike companies begin previewing their 2016 lineups. In Irvine, Felt brought in a group of journalists to check out the latest iteration of their bike range. The ...

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Shimano Falcon Saddle

Shimano Falcon Saddle

When someone mentions “Shimano,” chances are, the first thing you think of is bicycle componentry—derailleurs, brakes, cranks, control levers, etc. Your first thought is probably not ...

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Bell Super 2R MIPS

Bell Super 2R MIPS

Ever since I substituted my face for a backhoe, facial protection while riding has been on my mind. I’ve never considered for road riding—for obvious reasons—but mountain biking has been ...

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Ridley Noah SL 30

Ridley Noah SL 30

In the last 36 months, nearly every interesting advance I’ve seen in bike design has come in aerodynamics. That’s not to say that there weren’t great advancements being made in ...

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Troy Lee Ace Elite Gloves

Troy Lee Ace Elite Gloves

You probably hadn’t been a cyclist for very long before you learned the wisdom behind putting the padding in the short, rather than the saddle. Most of us came to the sport thinking a ...

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Press Camp Day 2

Press Camp Day 2

If you were to ask me what the perfect life would look like, I could probably tell you in broad strokes. Really broad strokes. I don’t think I’d be able to tell you what any of the ...

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