Posts by Category: Machine

Specialized S-Works Evade Helmet

Specialized S-Works Evade Helmet

Aero product marketing has a tendency to focus on savings, as in, you’ll save X watts. In theory, it makes sense. In actual practice, the only people I know who save energy are those with ...

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PressCamp ’14: Part IV

PressCamp ’14: Part IV

If I were on the singles’ market, I’d list among my favorite pastimes “talking to engineers.” God, I’m such a freak. My meeting with the guys at Kali was really ...

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PressCamp ’14: Part III

PressCamp ’14: Part III

My history with Finish Line products goes back at least as far as 1988, when I was working for a bike shop. It may go back even further, but most of the details I can recall from that era center ...

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PressCamp ’14: Part II

PressCamp ’14: Part II

To the degree that I had any questions on just how broad a range of bikes disc brakes would appear in MY 2015, that curiosity was settled in a single meeting. Cannondale will be offering a CAAD10 ...

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PressCamp ’14: Part I

PressCamp ’14: Part I

PressCamp is the event that I think Interbike wishes it was. The challenge is meeting with everyone doing interesting work and getting enough time with them to be able to write competently about ...

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Co-Motion and Rolf Prima

Co-Motion and Rolf Prima

When I went to Eugene, Oregon, for the Oregon Gran Fondo I rode one of Co-Motion’s signature models, the Nor’Wester. I last rode a Co-Motion—the Espresso—in 1998. It was a dynamite ...

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Ritchey Multi-Bit Torqkey

Ritchey Multi-Bit Torqkey

As happens on occasion, I’ll write a post and leave out a point I meant to make, some detail I thought of while out riding, and because I was riding, I couldn’t write it down. Back at ...

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Previewing Shimano’s XTR Di2

Previewing Shimano’s XTR Di2

Shimano can’t leave a good idea alone. If indexed shifting is good for road bikes, it must be good for mountain bikes. And if integrated control levers are good on expensive bikes, then ...

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