Posts by Category: Machine

Fresh Feel: Giro Empire E70 Knit

Fresh Feel: Giro Empire E70 Knit

In my early years as a cyclist in Memphis, Tenn., summer time was a sequence of rides that ended with my feet feeling like they were on fire. Something about black shoes, leather, humidity like a ...

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Friday Group Ride #453

Friday Group Ride #453

I’m there, trailside, down on my haunches, trying to peel sweaty gloves off my hands. There’s a thin stream of latex spraying at me, telling me I maybe shouldn’t have pulled ...

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Sea Otter Classic, Part II

Sea Otter Classic, Part II

For all that Sea Otter purports to be, what makes the expo most compelling isn’t the new helmet technology or the energy bar formulated from sand and cat hair. It’s the bikes. A bike ...

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The Sea Otter Classic, Part I

The Sea Otter Classic, Part I

Holy cow. With the demise of Interbike and a complete inability to get on my motel’s (or Starbucks) wifi, I’m faced with reviewing the entirety of my experience at Laguna Seca in ...

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No Sweat: The Veo Strip

No Sweat: The Veo Strip

I remember the first time a broke sweat during physical activity. I was 7. My father and I were at a driving range in Reno, NV. It was summer and we were smashing golf balls like two made men. ...

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