Tag Archives: Seven Cycles

A Visit to Seven Cycles

A Visit to Seven Cycles

Last week, I traveled to Boston for the first time in 15 or 16 years. As Robot noted, we’d also planned to ride together but due to an injury to his hand, that didn’t happen. Still, ...

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The Musical Box

The Musical Box

I recently experienced a surprising and unexpected musical performance, one that begged more questions than it answered. But before I get to the existential quandary that performance imposed on ...

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Seven Cycles 622 slx, Part II

To read part one, click here. So let’s talk ride quality. I’ll be blunt—I haven’t ridden another bike  that offered as vibration-free a ride while maintaining a lively, ...

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Seven Cycles 622 slx, Part I

Statement of bias: To the degree that I’m not impartial where Seven Cycles is concerned, I, like many other people, have admired the company since its launch. My affinity goes further than ...

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Boston

It had to happen. Not that the 2013 Boston Marathon had to be ruined by the acts of one or more sociopaths who do qualify for George W. Bush’s term “evildoers,” but an act of ...

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Shimano Dura-Ace 9000: A First Look

On Friday, I attended an event at Shimano for the introduction of the new Dura-Ace 9000 group. My colleagues and I received an overview of the newest mechanical group from the Osaka behemoth, as ...

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New England Family Tree

I recently completed a feature that will run in Issue 6 of peloton magazine about New England. While I could have devoted a good 2000 words to all the great racers who cut their teeth there or on ...

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The Return of Merlin

It is my firm belief that it is within the nature of men to covet things. To develop passions that steal our senses from us and cause us to do things like drive to Montreal by moonlight on a ...

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An Afternoon With Cyfac

Any time a shop breaks the routine of business as usual, I get curious. It’s easy to put your head down and spend your days concerned with inventory turn, how many bikes were built and how ...

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