Posts by Category: Machine

Shimano R321 Road Shoe

Shimano R321 Road Shoe

The number one question I get from readers is for shoe recommendations. Making a shoe recommendation is hard. Nearly as hard as making recommendations for saddles. The problem, of course, is that ...

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Clément X’Plor USH Tires

Clément X’Plor USH Tires

Of the many loops I used to ride in Los Angeles, one of my faves was a half road/half dirt loop through the Santa Monica Mountains. Actually, the loop was more like 65/35 road to dirt, but ...

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Wahoo Balance Scale

Wahoo Balance Scale

The combination of a couple of injuries, a few child-inflicted illnesses and many lost days of training due to our move has given gravity an increased interest in my movements. I’ve got a ...

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The Kali Tava Helmet

The Kali Tava Helmet

I need to begin this review with an admission. I don’t really dig being in front of the camera anymore. There was a time when it was fun, but it’s not something I need. That said, I ...

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New Rides From Scott

New Rides From Scott

While at Scott Week I rode two complete new bikes and two somewhat re-worked bikes. The big news is that  Scott has redesigned its aero road bike, the Foil. We’re at a point where a number ...

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Dura-Ace Di2, a Deeper Look

Dura-Ace Di2, a Deeper Look

Some years back I got a chance to ride Dura-Ace Di2 before it was officially unveiled to the press. I was pretty thrilled to get the opportunity to ride a product without the skewing that comes ...

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Meeting the Need

Meeting the Need

I’m just back from Scott Week where my journalist colleagues and I got a look at the bikes comprising the Swiss manufacturer’s 2016 lineup. It’s a monster line of bikes and ...

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Scott Genius 710

Scott Genius 710

When I hit the incline that served as a brake in the winter to slow skiers before they reached the intersection of four different runs, I was going better than 20 mph. How much higher is ...

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