Posts by Category: Machine

Friday Group Ride #424

Friday Group Ride #424

Can you imagine what it must have been like to see the first bicycles. It’s the 1860s, and you’re a regular person, just walking around, because that’s how you get places, and ...

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Interbike 2018, Part II

Interbike 2018, Part II

Magnesium is coming back, at least, according to one bike manufacturer. Unfortunately, no one told this particularly company that what we’ve learned about metallurgy and bicycles has told ...

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Interbike 2018, Part I

Interbike 2018, Part I

Walking around the first day of Interbike here in Reno, Nev., reminded me of when Interbike used to offer an East Coast show, originally in Atlantic City, and then, later, Philadelphia. The main ...

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Outdoor Demo, Day 2

Outdoor Demo, Day 2

Trade shows have a reasonably straightforward business model. They are a gathering of suppliers and retailers in one big space so that retailers can select what products they want to sell to ...

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Interbike is Here!

Interbike is Here!

So this year we are in Lake Tahoe, or Truckee, more accurately, for the industry’s annual tour of everything we’ve already heard about. It’s a shame that there aren’t any ...

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Friday Group Ride #418

Friday Group Ride #418

Normally I’m the one asking the questions, but I had a note from my friend Karl this week that got me thinking extra hard about bikes. Given that I spend most of my days thinking about ...

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