Posts by Category: Machine

Friday Group Ride #301

Friday Group Ride #301

We’ve talked a lot lately about the LBS, all the business pressures, the quality of service, what the future looks like. And before I go any further, I should own my bias. Bike shop owners ...

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NAHBS 2016, Part IV, Best in Show

NAHBS 2016, Part IV, Best in Show

Sunday is the day when we judge both Best in Show and the Best New Builder. As happened last year, this year I got to the line of new builder tables only to discover a builder who had ripped me a ...

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Assos Habu Jacket and Tights

Assos Habu Jacket and Tights

Years ago I was researching thermal jackets for a buyer’s guide and noticed a funny thing. Cycling apparel companies based in lands where frozen water drops from the sky had lots of ...

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Rethinking the Vest

Rethinking the Vest

There’s not much to a vest, or gilet as the Brits like to call them. Why they need a French word for such on obvious thing, I’ll never understand. This is the very thing that makes so ...

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Friday Group Ride #299

Friday Group Ride #299

A long time ago, we did a Group Ride on component allegiances. My idea back then was that components were like religions. Campy guys wouldn’t ride Shimano. Shimano guys thought Campy guys ...

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