Tag Archives: Shimano

The Paceline Podcast #46

The Paceline Podcast #46

Santa has come early to Padraig’s chimney and he has left behind the new Dura-Ace. We go over the bright and shiny parts. We also take a look at the vast array of gruppos making a run for ...

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Friday Group Ride #341

Friday Group Ride #341

We are at a curious point in the machinations of the road component market. A vacuum has developed. SRAM released eTap in the summer, but with uneven supply and into a market still skeptical ...

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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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Interbike 2016, Part IX

Interbike 2016, Part IX

Every time I think I’ve hit all the really amazing stuff I saw, I realize there’s another set of photos I’ve yet to scour. People complain that the show was smaller, but it was ...

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Interbike 2016, Part III

Interbike 2016, Part III

I got to ride two different bikes today with the new Dura-Ace R9100. The first bike was the Fuji SL disc. This is a revision of the SL, which was introduced last year. The SL disc adds 75 grams ...

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Boarding House Reach

Boarding House Reach

When Mark DiNucci and I were discussing the frame he was going to build for me, I told him I would ask questions and all he had to do was answer them. I trust him. One of the questions I asked ...

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Friday Group Ride #312

Friday Group Ride #312

I probably pay too much attention to frames and not enough to components. As important as they are to the way a bike rides, I just don’t find shifters, derailleurs and brakes particularly ...

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