Tag Archives: steel

Friday Group Ride #197

The term he used was “expectation differential.” I was speaking with a custom bike builder about how people react to his bikes, TIG-welded, steel creations, beautifully painted, and ...

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Being a Rider

As a latecomer to both the industry and riding at 28, I dove in during the spring of 2010 with the unbridled enthusiasm of a five year old at Disney Land. I wanted to learn everything about ...

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Bishop to Padraig

Last year, as I was wrapping up my coverage of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show I went to some length in describing my newfound love for the builder Chris Bishop. He runs a classic ...

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FGR #13 Wrap

OK, we asked what your everyday ride was made from and here were the answers: 25 Responses 9 Steel 7 Carbon 5 Aluminum 4 Titanium As many of you pointed out, it’s all about conditions and ...

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Friday Group Ride #13

Let's take a break from the race-oriented blather and talk about our bikes some more, shall we? Some of us watch the Euro races avidly, but probably all of us pedal circles or squares or rhombi ...

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