Posts by Category: Machine

Pearl Izumi PRO 3×1 Winter Jacket

It makes sense to post this on the coldest day of the year here in New England. In certain latitudes, if you mean to ride through the winter, you need to put some time into clothing strategy. One ...

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The Numbers Game

I get a lot of questions from readers about purchasing dilemmas, and I do my best to answer them all. The questions range from what saddle is best (I have a favorite, but unless your pelvis is a ...

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The Lowly T-shirt

I know people who don’t wear T-shirts. They don’t make sense to me in the way that vegans don’t make sense to me. I get that they stand for something, that they have set high ...

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Bell Gage Helmet

Bell and Giro are two of the biggest names in bicycle helmets, and have been for the better part of 20 years. But in 1996 when Bell—which was #1 in sales—purchased Giro—which was #2 in ...

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Lezyne Phone Wallet

I doubt very much the team that dreamt up the Ziploc snack-size baggy ever considered that it might be used to protect a device worth hundreds of dollars, rather than dispensing munchies. The ...

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Knog Blinder 4 Lights

I’ve been aware of Knog products for years. Their Interbike booths have been places of wonder to visit  each year, sometimes less for the products themselves than the presentation. One ...

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Shimano Equinox EyeWear

Okay, now that the collective gasp everyone made in reading that title has passed, I’ll confirm for you that this is a review of eyewear that you may not even have known existed. Members of ...

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