Tag Archives: Felt Bicycles

The Paceline Podcast #56

The Paceline Podcast #56

Fatty has identified a new disorder, one for those with too many goals and no ability to prioritize. We name the syndrome and then discuss how there’s no known treatment.  That said, ...

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Rossignol Buys Felt

Rossignol Buys Felt

French ski manufacturer is buying Felt Bicycles. It’s a dramatic turn for the scrappy brand based in Irvine, California. This is not Rossignol’s first foray into the bike market. In ...

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When Fun Is the Goal

When Fun Is the Goal

Suppose for an instant that you were to let go of every bias, every preconceived notion, every macho attitude and each indelibly stamped image of pro cool that you’ve worked so hard to ...

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Rethinking Excellence

Rethinking Excellence

How do you top yourself? How do you look at the best work you’ve ever delivered and then begin improving upon it? It’s a question most professionals have faced at one time or another. ...

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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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Feng Chia Night Market

Feng Chia Night Market

The factory visits the formed the basis for my trip overlapped with Taichung Bike Week, which gave me a chance to catch up with several product managers I know. I managed to get rides in with ...

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Felt AR FRD, Part II

Felt AR FRD, Part II

For Part I, click here. The shape of the AR is pure engineering. The tube shapes are a waltz between CFD-derived aerodynamics, later verified in the wind-tunnel, and FEA work to produce a bike ...

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Felt AR FRD, Part I

Felt AR FRD, Part I

There’s a reason why I’m not directing Hollywood blockbusters. Actually, there are a few reasons, such as the fact that I can’t direct a film, am happy being a writer and also ...

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Felt 2016 Preview

Felt 2016 Preview

This is the time of year that bike companies begin previewing their 2016 lineups. In Irvine, Felt brought in a group of journalists to check out the latest iteration of their bike range. The ...

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Building Shimano Di2

Building Shimano Di2

Even though it’s been more than 20 years since I worked full-time as a mechanic, I still try to do as much of my mechanical work on bikes as possible. I do this for a few reasons. The first ...

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