Tag Archives: Giant

The Paceline Podcast #8

The Paceline Podcast #8

Stage eight of the Paceline starts in Malibu with Padraig throwing down attacks in a two-day Gran Fondo. Lance Armstrong speaks to students at the University of Colorado. We play back some of ...

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The Paceline Podcast #5

The Paceline Podcast #5

Old Cazadero 2016 is in the books. Padraig encountered a star studded field, perfect conditions and put his new found fitness to its first test. We discuss the benefits and pitfalls of pre riding ...

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Interbike Outdoor Demo, Day 2

When I was a kid, the ultimate vacation I could take was to go to Disney World. I’d be excited for days, even weeks beforehand, dreaming of all the incredible rides I’d enjoy once ...

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The Bell Curve

Some years back I was in an editorial meeting for a bike magazine when two of my colleagues suggested the publication for which we toiled needed to embrace bicycle commuters and the ...

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The Specialized Tarmac

The Tarmac SL, the bike that won the green jersey at the Tour de France. I’ve worked in the bike industry for more than 20 years. In that time, I’ve had more exposure to Specialized than any ...

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Did LeMond Languish?

Greg LeMond is suing the Trek corporation because he claims the company didn’t exert its best efforts to promote his brand. Whether or not LeMond turns the suit into a referendum on all things ...

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Sport vs. Grand Touring

This past spring, I undertook an experiment. I asked Specialized to loan me two bicycles for a review. Not a shootout, mind you, but a review concerned with differentiation. As someone who has ...

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Interbike: Final Thoughts

By the time I walked out of the Interbike show last Friday I was threadbare. My feet hurt like they never did when I went on long hikes in the Boy Scouts, but then, I was 30 years younger and the ...

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