Posts by Category: Machine

Interbike 2015, Part II

Interbike 2015, Part II

I began today much the way I ended yesterday: by riding bikes. This time I rode with the SRAMies from Mandalay Bay out to Boulder Canyon, which is largely uphill and into the wind. The question ...

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Interbike 2015, Part I

Interbike 2015, Part I

Interbike’s Outdoor Demo kicked off today in Bootleg Canyon. While it wasn’t crazy hot, like last year, it was windy enough to give all but the biggest riders some gusty shoves. And ...

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Bishop To Heart’s Desire 1

Bishop To Heart’s Desire 1

Some time back I vowed to own a bike that was the perfect expression of all that I appreciated about the handmade frame. I wanted one that fit me, one that had the low-slung handling of the ...

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Felt AR FRD, Part II

Felt AR FRD, Part II

The shape of the AR is pure engineering. The tube shapes are a waltz between CFD-derived aerodynamics, later verified in the wind-tunnel, and FEA work to produce a bike that handles and feels ...

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Felt AR FRD, Part I

Felt AR FRD, Part I

There’s a reason why I’m not directing Hollywood blockbusters. Actually, there are a few reasons, such as the fact that I can’t direct a film, am happy being a writer and also ...

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The Giro Synthe

The Giro Synthe

The last three years have seen a spate of new aero road helmets introduced; we’ve reviewed three of them here and that’s less than half of what’s out there. One question and one ...

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Friday Group Ride #277

Friday Group Ride #277

I’m stuck, and my stuckness is part financial, part indecision, part inexperience and part simple laziness. What I did was strip my mountain bike. That it’s a mountain bike is only ...

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