Posts by Category: Machine

A Visit to Gita

A Visit to Gita

Gita Sporting Goods is among the bike industry’s best-respect distributors. They’ve been the force behind Giordana clothing, Pinarello, Eddy Merckx and Pegoretti bicycles and DMT ...

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Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

There are those items that, as a cyclist, aren’t really going to make your life better. They aren’t going to make you faster, won’t increase your enjoyment on the bike or help ...

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Volagi Liscio, Part II

Volagi Liscio, Part II

For part I, click here. One of my favorite features about the Volagi Liscio was its handling. On descents and in corners the bike was predictable and left me relaxed and confident. In the ...

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Volagi Liscio, Part I

Volagi Liscio, Part I

One of my favorite features of the bike industry is its low threshold to entry. If you want to manufacture something in the bike industry, depending on just what you want produce, the fixed costs ...

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Assos Équipe Bibs

Assos Équipe Bibs

The inexorable march of technology can be as infuriating as it is fun. I didn’t buy the first iPhone. I swore I didn’t need to be able to send email with my phone or surf the ...

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The Big Pour

The Big Pour

Let’s start with the obvious, shall we? The large self-propelled device in the image above these words isn’t a bicycle, is it? And yet this is a site that is allegedly devoted to ...

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Winter PressCamp, Part IV

Winter PressCamp, Part IV

If you go to Europe and spend enough time kicking around bike shops and talking to distributors you’ll find that seemingly every pro who ever won Paris-Roubaix more than once or stood on ...

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