Posts by Category: Machine

A Hole for the No-Hole Set

A Hole for the No-Hole Set

Ever since we were warned that riding a bike could ruin our sex life—and more—bike saddle manufacturers have seized upon this Achilles heel as something that needs addressing. Given how few of ...

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Friday Group Ride #287

Friday Group Ride #287

Writers like H.G. Wells  and Jules Verne lived through the first blasts of the industrial revolution and imagined the future based on what they perceived as a quickening of technological ...

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Velo Jerseys Long Sleeve Jersey

Velo Jerseys Long Sleeve Jersey

Two-plus decades ago, during an era when Sean Kelly was still an active pro and what was arguably the world’s greatest team hailed from the Netherlands, VeloNews ran a shot of King Kelly ...

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LOOK KEO 2 MAX BLADE

LOOK KEO 2 MAX BLADE

Recommending contact point components on a bicycle is tricky business. Bars, Saddle, Pedals: that’s personal stuff. It’s probably why we have so much to chose from. I could glow about ...

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Friday Group Ride #286

Friday Group Ride #286

My wife and I share the grocery shopping duties, and each of us produces a very different result. She makes a list. She sticks to the list, and we eat what she buys. She likes to run out of ...

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Zipp Tangente Speed R28

Zipp Tangente Speed R28

Zipp has overhauled its tire line. By all appearances, they started from scratch. Now that there is a body of evidence that has demonstrated how wider tires can cut rolling resistance, Zipp has ...

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The Ultimate Gravel Pedal

The Ultimate Gravel Pedal

I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that Speedplay’s Richard Bryne may be the most creative person in the bike industry. He came up with the first design for aero bars, invented ...

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A Helmet for the Kids

A Helmet for the Kids

Can we be honest for a sec? Kids are falling machines. Their inner ears have all the expertise of a drunken penguin trying to slackline. Naturally, a bike helmet is a good idea not just for when ...

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Friday Group Ride #283

Friday Group Ride #283

I buy a lot of bike stuff, and I get given a lot of bike stuff. As a result, the amount of stuff at my disposal is ample, and yet somehow always not quite right, which requires the acquisition of ...

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Interbike 2015, Part XI

Interbike 2015, Part XI

Interbike isn’t all gear, gear, gear, though it can seem that way. I went into this year’s show with the intention of taking lots of pictures of people and ended up in enough of a ...

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