Posts by Category: Machine

Friday Group Ride #403

Friday Group Ride #403

You know what we don’t talk about enough? Cassettes. Not the ones that used to litter the floor of my car in high school, but the ones that look like dangerous blender attachments and go on ...

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Get Your Dream Bike, Support RKP

Get Your Dream Bike, Support RKP

As some of you may know, I work for a custom bike builder, and I have tried throughout my years contributing to RKP not to cross the two streams. I have steered away from advocating for any ...

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Racey for Loose: Mosaic GT-1

Racey for Loose: Mosaic GT-1

There’s a switchback up on the shoulder of Sonoma Mountain that combines a steep approach with a full 180-degree turn and peppers it with a narrow trail with a soft outside shoulder. If ...

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Where’s My Ring? SRAM Force 1x

Where’s My Ring? SRAM Force 1x

There was a time when a 12-25 cassette and a 53/39 crankset could get me over anything in California. I miss that the way I miss having seven percent body fat. These days, I need more more range, ...

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