Posts by Category: Machine

Felt Z1, Part II

The Z’s bottom bracket is massive. To be any broader Felt would need to move to BB30. When I found out that the Z1 frame was tipping the scales at 900g, I knew I wanted to review one. My ...

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Felt Z1, Part I

When Felt Bicycles came back from the brink of extinction a few years back I took note. Jim Felt had been a motorcycle race mechanic for a great many big names in motocross, names like Johnny ...

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Watershed

The ongoing parade of new bike and gear reviews have, at times, had the ability to overwhelm the reviews written on those products we ought to remember. I began thinking about the cycling ...

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FGR #13 Wrap

OK, we asked what your everyday ride was made from and here were the answers: 25 Responses 9 Steel 7 Carbon 5 Aluminum 4 Titanium As many of you pointed out, it’s all about conditions and ...

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Friday Group Ride #13

Let's take a break from the race-oriented blather and talk about our bikes some more, shall we? Some of us watch the Euro races avidly, but probably all of us pedal circles or squares or rhombi ...

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Sampson Sports s5 Pedals

My first experience with Sampson products came back in 1987 when a coworker at the bike shop I worked at bought a Centurion Ironman spec’d with Sampson pedals. For those of you who don’t recall ...

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NAHBS Highlights

By now you’ve seen plenty of images from this past weekend’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show. There were some very deserving award winners. In the interest of not contributing to ...

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Fun With Adhesives

Thanks to reader Nathan for sending along this shot of an RKP sticker on his rain bike. Not a bad spot in our opinion. Get your stickers here.

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