Posts by Category: Machine

Mavic Crossmax XL WTS

Mavic Crossmax XL WTS

Wind tunnel testing has changed the conversation about wheel aerodynamics. It’s no longer enough to look at the wheel. You’ve got to look at the tire on the wheel. Change a tire and ...

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Friday Group Ride #243

Friday Group Ride #243

December is a funny month in the bike industry. Everyone knows cycling is a seasonal endeavor, and as goes the riding, so go the sales. Years ago, December was a welcome winter respite for weary ...

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Assos Campionissimo Bibs

Assos Campionissimo Bibs

I once had a relationship with a woman who had a particular theory about gift giving. In her view, a proper gift should be something vaguely extravagant, something you’d be unlikely to buy ...

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Smith PivLock Eyewear

Smith PivLock Eyewear

A suggestion for Smith Optics. The PivLock line of optics should be called Periphery. I know, PivLock describes how the arms are removed to swap lenses. No offense to your marketing department, ...

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Giordana Silverline Kit

Giordana Silverline Kit

The first time I put on something from Giordana was 1998. A pair of knee warmers my sister gave me. A birthday present, I think. 16 years later, I still have them and I still wear them. On the ...

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Friday Group Ride #241

Friday Group Ride #241

I know guys who break things. What I mean is, I know guys who, by virtue of their size, strength or hell-for-leather riding style, go through parts like a college bar through cheap, American ...

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