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A set of wheels are in for review and in the midst of getting installed on the famous Salsa Casseroll. Utilizing a Shimano Alfine groupset I have been piecing together in the past 6 months, and the new Velocity Dyad Halo reflective rims.
The wheels and review are also based all around the Shimano Alfine groupset, as I've been interested in internally geared hubs (IGH) since trying the Civia Loring with SRAM i-Motion. Combine the IGH and a Dynamo front hub for a motion powered front light.
As everyone's bike collection begins or grows the way you store your bikes also needs to begin or grow. Throwing your new investment into your garage, leaned up against your car or lawn mower, isn't the way to keep it safe or in good condition.
Let's be honest, gloves are odd. I've always been a fan of the basic long finger mountain bike glove. Everyday, on road or mountain, I wore them. Then about two months ago I was sent a pair of Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Pittards Glove. Things changed, the first was I quickly became P.R.O. by wearing them.
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July through September is an exciting time of the year for the bike industry. July is one of the busiest months across the US for retailers, and right around the corner...
As I work in a bike shop day in and day out I have the blessing, sometimes the curse, to play with all the latest and greatest bike parts. This adds a ton of complication to bike shopping for myself. I'm able to help anyone that walks in the door, calls or emails to find their perfect bike but as my goals of cycling or life change, my bike wants do as well.
A local cyclist, and customer, was hit on her bike not but 300 yards from where I daily commute. It is a reminder to always have a blinky light on the back, bright colors and to pick your roads carefully.
A Davidson bicyclist was seriously injured...
As long as you have a humorous bone in your body, the following video should not offend you. If you aren't humorous I feel for you but the video is worth a look. Guys, I'm sorry that you have a built in unbalance.
*This was very...