Posts by Category: Machine

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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Press Camp Day 1

Press Camp Day 1

A cadre of bike industry journalists and more than two dozen industry manufacturers are currently gathered in Park City, Utah, to look at new product. Some of this stuff won’t hit the ...

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The Allez Reboot

The Allez Reboot

Specialized comes in for more criticism than any other bike company save, maybe, Trek. I’ve heard people take jabs at them for their products, needlessly pushing undesired technology, ...

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Friday Group Ride #267

Friday Group Ride #267

I’ve worked this theme before, but a new bike build has me contemplating it again. My mountain bike has been a single-speed 650b rig for the last few years, and what I discovered is that, ...

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Sea Sucker Mini Bomber

Sea Sucker Mini Bomber

A few years ago I sold a bike to a guy who had no rack on his car when he came to pick it up. I asked if he wanted me to take the wheels off and then help him get it into the trunk as he opened ...

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Friday Group Ride #264

Friday Group Ride #264

At my  day job, I spend a fair amount of time discussing the merits of emerging technologies with customers putting together their dream bikes. Electronic shifting, disc brakes, thru-axles, these ...

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Friday Group Ride #262

Friday Group Ride #262

If you’ve read this, you know I’m going through something of a crisis of faith with tire/tube combos, or even the concept of containing air within rubber casing for the purpose of ...

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The Mother of All Recalls

The Mother of All Recalls

Last week it was announced that Trek Bicycle is working with the CPSC on a recall of quick release levers. The recall affects nearly a million bicycles produced over a 15-year span. It may prove ...

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