Tag Archives: Seven Cycles

Off the Bike Attractions

Off the Bike Attractions

One of the reasons I wanted to host the Ronde et Vous was to provide an event that sat somewhere between a gravel ride and the Handmade Bicycle Show. Because the gravel category is so conducive ...

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Just for RKP Readers

Just for RKP Readers

Last spring we tried something new to RKP. We undertook a sponsorship with our friends at Seven Cycles where RKP readers could purchase a bike and RKP would benefit by receiving a portion of the ...

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Point Proof

Point Proof

The bike industry has endured a tough decade. Shops have closed in record numbers. Profits are down, and depending on to whom you speak, the average sale price of a bike is down as well. Still, ...

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Get Your Dream Bike, Support RKP

Get Your Dream Bike, Support RKP

As some of you may know, I work for a custom bike builder, and I have tried throughout my years contributing to RKP not to cross the two streams. I have steered away from advocating for any ...

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2018 NAHBS: Best Road

2018 NAHBS: Best Road

In a way, of the various category awards, best road bike is Dickensian. It brings out both the all-stops-pulled efforts and the utterly phoned-in assumptions. Simply put, it’s not enough to ...

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NAHBS 2017: Honorable Mentions

NAHBS 2017: Honorable Mentions

We didn’t give many nods for honorable mentions this year. It was somewhat by design. We really wanted to reserve the honorable mentions for bikes that could have won in other years, or in ...

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Just One Finger

Just One Finger

Cable actuated disc brakes are the taint of cycling stoppers. They ain’t traditional calipers, but they ain’t hydraulic discs, either. They are caught in that nether region between ...

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Love on Auction

Love on Auction

Robin Williams’ bike collection is being auctioned off. It’s been two scant years since the actor’s suicide, a period in which his many of us have failed to process his ...

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