Tag Archives: Assos

Euro-Style Shopping

Euro-Style Shopping

Shortly after I arrived in the Lugano suburb of Paradiso I walked out of my hotel and headed for the lake shore. A path rings it, allowing relaxing pedestrians, skaters and cyclists to look upon ...

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The Assos Race

The Assos Race

The day I visited Assos, I just happened to be in town for the annual race the company sponsors. It runs from their store in Paradiso up to Ciona on the shoulder of Monte San Salvatore. So when ...

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A Visit to the Mother Ship

A Visit to the Mother Ship

I’ve had a fascination with Assos since I first purchased a piece of the clothing back in 1995. They exist in a space shared by only a handful of other manufacturers in the cycling ...

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A Jersey for Noah

A Jersey for Noah

As a product reviewer, it’s rare that you encounter a single circumstance that can tell you everything you need to know about a product in order to write a complete, or at least competent, ...

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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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The Campy Toy Ride

The Campy Toy Ride

None other than Nelson Vails, with Julie Kelly of SOAR Communications I’m a person of enormous good fortune. And here, I’m not talking about the fact that I work in the bike industry, ...

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The RKP End of Year Awards, Part III

The RKP End of Year Awards, Part III

In our final installment, Padraig offers up his takes on the more memorable events of 2014. The One-Trick Pony Gold Brick: Chris Froome. There’s a sense among those with a view of the Tour de ...

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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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Interbike ’14, Part VII

Interbike ’14, Part VII

SRM has introduced a new head unit, the PC8. Like all SRM units, it is jam-packed with features, but what sets this unit apart from previous SRM head units is that it records GPS data and speaks ...

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