<Back to News Home | Trans Iowa: The eleventh running of Trans Iowa was marked by difficult conditions that decimated the field of 94 riders. The time cut off ...
<Back to News Home | With a few months in the bag on the Gevenalle GX shifters, (See my last posting on them HERE), I can now state my opinion ...
<Back to News Home Monday Motivation: Open Range: Riding in any area that is “open range” for cattle, or wildlife, is an oddity for most of us. The nation, ...
<Back to News Home Fresh Gravel: Sea Otter, the West Coast bicycle festival/race/exposition, is happening right now and we were forwarded some images by Raleigh USA‘s Brian Fornes straight from ...
<Back to News Home | Fuji’s Tread 1.3- Checkpoint: Moving on to the next phase of the testing on Fuji’s Tread 1.3, I decided to make a couple of modifications to ...
<Back to News Home | This news just came across and we wanted to just get it out there. Nice ride. Enjoy. FEATURES Vaya – Any Road Geometry Designed as a light touring or credit card touring bike, optimized for fit with Salsa drop bars. Stable handling with a light load. The bike to ride […]
<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Blue Sky!- The ride day comes, you wake up and check the weather- clear skies and warm temperatures? Tell me that doesn’t motivate you! The ride is always a bit better when the weather cooperates. Not that there is anything wrong with toughing out some rain, snow, wind, or […]
<Back to News Home | Fresh Gravel: Pedal iSSi is a new brand of clipless pedals introduced to the market in 2014 by the cycling distribution company, Quality Bicycle Products in Bloomington, Minnesota. Featuring a familiar look, the pedals originally were produced with their own specific cleat. However; new for 2015, the iSSi Triple and Trail […]
<Back to News Home | While many think of the gravel road/back roads scene as being a Mid-West thing, there has been a culture of “roubaix” type, back road racing and “ultra-cross” style racing going on in the East for several years. Events like Canada’s Paris-Ancaster, or Tour of Battenkill and Iron Cross have been happening […]
<Back to News Home | Getting Rolling: The Fuji Tread 1.3 represents a part of the cycling industry that is aiming to help cyclists see riding as a bigger part of life. This isn’t necessarily a commuting bike, but it would make a great one. It isn’t really a cyclo cross bike, but you […]
<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Event Day! The training is done, the gear has been selected, and now you find yourself at the venue for the event. If you are a bit nervous, that’s par for the course. Worries about having everything with you? That’s normal. Forgotten something? Just improvise. Event day is always […]
<Back to News Home | Checkpoint: I’ve been running the Gary Sweep OS bars every chance I could get between cold snaps and being sick since the introduction which you can check out HERE. One thing I wanted to cover regarding the comments on that first post is that this bar doesn’t compare to any of […]
<Back to News Home Shimano announced today that several new road bike components were coming and of the crop listed this time, Tiagra 10 speed and the new road disc brake mounting standard are what grabbed our attention. Let’s start off with Tiagra and how things have changed from the previous version. Tiagra has […]
<Back to News Home | Mountain Bike Radio posted a two-part podcast today about the Land Run 100. Two of their hosts, Andrea and Matt of the “Just Riding Along” show, recently raced the Land Run 100 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They are great discussions with some interesting people, including Land Run 100 co-directors, Bobby Wintle and […]
<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Wind- A friend of mine remarked to me after I had told him what I thought about the weather for the day by saying, “You cyclists are pretty sensitive about the wind, aren’t you?” I had to admit that he was right on the money there. But hey! You […]