Posts by Category: Machine

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part V

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part V

When I found out that 3T would be at PressCamp, I was pretty excited and I emailed Dave Koesel, the head of 3T USA to let him know I wanted a chance to ride their new aero gravel bike, the ...

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Summer PressCamp 2016, Part IV

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part IV

Ridley has always been known for making race bikes for people who want to go fast, but there was a time when their engineering lagged behind their ambition. Those days are gone. They continue to ...

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Summer PressCamp 2016, Part III

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part III

Smith showed off a couple of new helmets, the Route (road) and the Rover (MTB). Like their predecessors, the Overtake and the Forefront, the Route and the Rover both use Koroyd in the helmet to ...

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Friday Group Ride #317

Friday Group Ride #317

Greg says “thraxle,” which sounds like some sort of insect anatomy term, but it’s (just barely) short for thru-axle. Never mind that a conventional 9mm skewer is also a ...

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Summer PressCamp 2016, Part II

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part II

White Lightning, the maker of lubes, degreasers and regreasers—okay, just grease—has freshened up its look with new packaging. The goal is to tie the various products together better and make ...

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Summer PressCamp 2016, Part I

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part I

One of the thing about PressCamp that makes it worthwhile to attend each year is the fact that there are always a few products that completely surprise me. Case in point: new eyeweard from ...

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Friday Group Ride #316

Friday Group Ride #316

I am over blue bikes (the beauty of the classic Gios Torino not withstanding). Blue is a fine color, as they go, but it does nothing for me on a bike. I prefer grays and deep, dark reds, greens ...

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The Theory of Mid-Ride Repair

The Theory of Mid-Ride Repair

The world is full of theories. There’s the theory of evolution, the theory of relativity, of biogenesis, of plate tectonics, and on we go. And all of them have enough science backing them ...

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Lightweight: A First Ride

Lightweight: A First Ride

When I was in Sedona recently, among the products I had a chance to sample were Lightweight wheels and Lightweight’s Urgestalt frameset. I’ve been reading about the brand’s ...

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