Posts by Category: Machine

The Giro Reverb

If there was a truism about reviewing a Giro helmet it’s that readers expect you to review the latest, greatest of their road offerings. So maybe the thing to do is to start with the ...

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Shimano R320 Shoes

Reviewing shoes induces equal parts fear and exhilaration. Nothing else I review is as fraught with possibility … and pain. A bad cycling shoe can be a device compatible with the Spanish ...

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Felt Introduces the AR and IA

So a couple of weeks ago when I posted about the Felt Media Day, there were two models I wasn’t supposed to mention—at all. One was the complete redesign of the AR model, while the other ...

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Vélobici Van-Dapper Set

Vélobici is a small company that designs and makes cycle wear in the UK. Chris Puttnam and his partner, Tara Love, grew up in knitwear factories, their fathers both running some of the last ...

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Panaracer Driver 29 Pro

Since my decision to start writing about mountain biking again, I’ve been doing all I can to log miles on different equipment, though I admit I’ve skewed things in the 29er direction. ...

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Assos T Fi.13_S5 Bibs

I’d like to get one thing out of the way now, just so we’re clear, and because I don’t see drama as an option. These are the finest bib shorts available. It’s not really ...

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Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Series Kits

I learned about Pearl Izumi in 1990 from a sales rep who walked into the bike shop I worked at to give us a technical presentation on their cycling apparel. To this day I don’t recall ...

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