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A Visit at The Bike Whisperer

A truly amazing Saturday involving talking bikes, life, vintage Mercedeses and tweaking my bike fit as well as the random pole dancer….

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Chris King Classic vs R45 Hubs

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 […]

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Equipment Pain and Racing Speed The Training Hours Track Corner

The Many Things Happening With Me in The Last Months in Cycling

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 […]

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Against the Clock Equipment Pain and Racing Speed

Speed Enve – 1.65 and Purple

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, […]

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An Off-Season Companion – The Mad Alchemy Embrocation: A Review

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 […]

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The Chris King Bottom Bracket Review

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 […]