A truly amazing Saturday involving talking bikes, life, vintage Mercedeses and tweaking my bike fit as well as the random pole dancer….
Your bicycle’s wheels rolling is a given and not until things go wrong you even consider that there might be important parts there. Some components that extremely rarely have something go amiss with them are made by Chris King. Hence, it’s no secret I am a huge fan of their products, some of the reasons being […]
The blog has been very quiet for the last couple of months, that being said that doesn’t mean I have hung up my wheels and called it quits. Quite the opposite. With the many things going on and training picking up in earnest as I was getting ready for the 2014 national championships, somehow the […]
ENVE Rims and Chris King r45 hubs – A Review The bicycle wheel is simple, elegant and has been conquering mountaintops and trails for more than a century. A rim, a bunch of spokes and a hub – you could get almost any combination to suit your particular needs. For some reason, as aerodynamics and new materials have entered cycling, […]
Your legs getting cold, when the temperature drops, is a side-effect you have learned to “accept” as an inevitable part of the winter/off-season. Layers and willpower have seemed to do the trick. One question has been bothering me: “How can cyclocrossers ride in the dead of winter with bare legs?!?!?!?!” Willpower can sometimes border with […]
The crankset is the connection that makes you propel the bike forward. Often overlooked, the bottom bracket is an equally important part. Most of the times it is just a consumable item, like your brake pads or tyres, albeit a consumable that requires fancy (shop) tools for installation. With the advent of sealed cartridge bearings, regular servicing is something Sheldon […]