Tag Archives: Malibu

Risk vs. Danger

A slice of Tuna Canyon only a mile or so from Las Flores Canyon Saturday morning on Rapha’s Gentleman’s ride in Santa Monica rider Robert Hyndman died. Robert was descending Las Flores Canyon ...

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The Gran Fondo Los Angeles

The promise of winning an athletic competition is the potential to live a little piece of life perfected. A win is an objective confirmation that you were correct on enough, if not all, counts to ...

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The Mulholland Challenge

In the cycling world, California has a reputation. By all the accounts that really matter, Marin County is the birthplace of mountain biking. The greater Bay Area is known as one of the top ...

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The Crucible: Tarmac vs. Roubaix

The final switchbacks of Malibu’s Decker Canyon Road After months of riding on both the Roubaix and the Tarmac SL I was dismayed. I had yet to determine a preference relative to my own ...

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The Specialized Tarmac, Part II

The Tarmac’s massive tapered fork steerer requires a 1.5-inch lower bearing. After doing some group rides in which I knew the roads well, I ventured out to do some of the longer rides that ...

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