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Founder's Beer

Fun Day February Friday

As I type this I am sitting on my bed with a limited New Belgium Founder’s Ale in one hand and tissues shoved in the other. Yes, and I am still typing. As I’m battling a nasal drip head cold, the feelings of January leave me here sitting feeling rather happy with how the first month of 2012 ended. 50 Bike Shops in January 2012 Yes, I visited 50+ bike shops in January. That doesn’t include the ones that I simply “stopped…

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Pearl Izumi X-Alp Drift II Women's MTB Shoe

Recently Spotted: Pearl Izumi X-Alp Drift II Women’s MTB Shoe

It seems that the Pearl Izumi shoe the X-Alp Drift has been redesigned. I should say, thankfully re-designed. Going from a 3 strap velcro system, to a shoe that looks like a hiking sneaker. I can say this is on my list of wants for the hike a bike trips, bike commuting and trips with the family. Easier to walk in. Functionally good looking and cheaper than a lot of cycling shoes. That sounds good to me if they fit! Pearl Izumi X-Alp Drift II MTB…

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The First 48 Hours of Frostbike Recap

Recapping the first 48 hours of Frostbike thus far for myself in some photos… First stop: All you can eat bacon. Thursday (all day long) the brands of QBP walked us through changes, updates, awesomeness that made me very excited. For example the new Macho Man from All City! Apparently we stunk as even the Surly Cycles guys were done with us. Friday I commuted. The VIP dealers had arrived and it’s time for seminars, some meetings w…

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Outdoor Research Sensor Dry Pocket for Smartphone:

Recently Spotted: Outdoor Research Sensor Dry Pocket for Smartphone

I always have my Otterbox housed iPhone with me on rides. I constantly am pulling it out to take photos, or something. The idea of a case that could hook on to my Camelbak back straps, have a port for my music, and possible take photos through it is GENIUS I say. Outdoor Research Sensor Dry Pocket for Smartphone MSRP $25 Almost every bike shop in America will be able to get this through my employer, QBP. Tell them part number OW8460. Oh yes, I…

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