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Why this cyclist is taking a different approach to this year's Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride A BIKE store manager is set to ride 100 miles at this year's Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride on his single fixed gear bike. Clive Hillsedon, who runs the Primera Poole store, has supported the ride as a mechanic for over 10 years. Now Clive is going to take his turn and raise funds for a charity close to his heart.
Wolf Tooth Acquires RedMonkey Sports and Offers New Grips I've been using the RedMonkey Sports grips for a few years now and their offerings were my favorite in terms of the silicone grip models out there. News dropped this morning that Wolf Tooth has acquired RedMonkey Sports and have added their grip models to their own catalog.
A Craftsman's Legacy: The Bicycle Maker - Bilenky Cycle Works A Craftsman's Legacy looks at makers of all sorts, including Bilenky Cycle Works.
Bikepacking Chile: The Mountains The Coast and a Rubber Boat Already into Episode 32 of documenting his journey bikepacking from Alaska to Argentina and around the world, Iohan Gueorguiev shares a rather intimate look at Chile, from the mountains to the coast. Watch the rest of Iohan's episodes at his Youtube Channel.
Team Brooks: a Grassroots Gravel Performance Art Installation Does Kanzaz Words by Coach Ronaldo Romance Junior and photos by Team Brooks. Booming Billowing Blooping Blurping Gravel. Even with DK getting as much coverage as the TDF, I trust the pace of the news these days has left your mind blank of such cognizance once again.
Pure Cycles goes big, adds Adventure Apex, Prestige Road, & Pro Road to lineup Eval; Pure Cycles offers affordable steel bikes for a variety of purposes, and they're launching three new models for 2019 and 2020. First up, the Adventure Apex is a gravel bike with a 1x SRAM Apex spec, 38mm tires, and 650b compatibility. The Pro Road is a sub-$1k road bike with a value-and-function-focused Shimano 105 build kit.
TRP Hylex RS brakes If you don't have a disc brake-equipped singlespeed bike then you're obviously missing a niche: go out and buy one immediately. If you do, then obviously you'll know they're great. You don't have many options if you want a full hydraulic system on your disc-equipped singlespeed: there's this TRP Hylex system… erm, and that's about it.
Fixed gear/Single speed bike - Men's Bicycles - Gumtree Australia Nedlands Area - Dalkeith - 1221239748 Frame is worth 600 brand new Has been sitting around unridden for awhile Will need some love Used to ride it everyday very quick and smooth bike, 1221239748.
Fixed gear bike - Men's Bicycles - Gumtree Australia Sutherland Area - Cronulla - 1221213320 Fixed gear bike Need new tyres and maybe chain, 1221213320.
Bicycles are Not Weapons, No Matter How Aggressive the Head Angle Kyle von Hotzendorf wrote a piece for Mythical State Of and we wanted to share an excerpt. If you like this sample, check out the full article at MSO. Here is a list of weapons: brass knuckles, nunchucks, daggers, spears, swords, baseball bats wrapped in barbed wire, Colt 45, Bazooka, F-35, Triton Class nuclear submarine, revenge porn, and slurs.
Are You Going to the Oregan Trail Gravel Grinder? This weekend, June 19th - 23rd, is the Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder. It's a point-to-point stage race along the Oregon Trail. For five days and 400 miles, racers and riders will venture into the Cascade Range, get covered in dust, sweat, and then arrive at camp each night, where they can recover and prepare for the next day.
Clif Bar's Make it Good "The Biker" Video I've never seen anything like this in the cycling industry. Clif Bar, you're lookin' good!
A Video Breakdown of Lael Wilcox's 2019 TDR Kit We looked at Lael's bike and kit for the 2019 TDR on Friday and with our gallery presentations underway today, we thought this video showcasing her gear would add some more insight into this amazing woman's ability to pack lighter and ride longer than most!
2019 Tour Divide Race: Part 1 – Spencer Harding & Rugile Kaladyte Words by Spencer Harding, photos by Spencer Harding and Rugile Kaladyte. Last year, Rue propositioned me about helping her document the Tour Divide race in which Lael Wilcox intended to best her previous record, I jumped at the opportunity.
Global Fixed Gear Bike Market Trends and SWOT Analysis 2026 The recent report, Global Fixed Gear Bike market fundamentally discovers insights that enable stakeholders, business owners and field marketing executives to make effective investment decisions driven by facts - rather than guesswork.
Bicycle Gearbox Market Precise Outlook 2019 : Pinion, Rohloff, Shimano, SR Suntour, Campagnolo, effiGEAR This research report comprises innovative tool in order to evaluate overall scenario of Bicycle Gearbox Industry along with its opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making.
A Father Son Tour Divide Duo On our road trip up to Bozeman for the Swift Campout, we mosied up through Abiquiu to visit some friends who own a nice little tract of land in the hills. At a favorite lunch stop of ours, we bumped into a father and son bikepacking duo from Arkansas.
Unisex single fix bike Very good condition comes with helmet and solid lock front wheel has been changed now it is black, 1221013912.
Rawson’s Schwinn Le Tour Gateway Bike – You know, that first bike that got you hooked on riding bikes and expanded your horizon into the world of cycling. When the fixed gear craze was sweeping cities all over the world, Rawson bought this Schwinn Le Tour while he was living in Ohio.
See Ya Later, Santa Fe! We're continuing up through the Western United States with Bozeman being our final destination but man, our time in Santa Fe was magical. We've got much more content rolling through over the weekend and into next week, so stay tuned and have a great weekend!
Lael Wilcox's Tour Divide Specialized Epic Hardtail If you have ever ridden with Lael you know that she would ride a rusted beach cruiser until both tires were flat and the wheels imploded and would still be smiling bigger than anyone about it, but if Specialized is sponsoring you with bikes for races, you might as well indulge in some cool shit.
Sir Bradley Wiggins to host Q&A at The Big Velofete at Herne Hill Velodrome, Sat 15th June 2019 Herne Hill Velodrome, one of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, has today announced that multiple World and Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins CBE will participate in a Q&A at the inaugural Big Velofete fundraising event this Saturday, 15th June 2019.
Riding the Trails of Torridon Olly, a professional videographer and mountain bike guide made a video showcasing riding the trails of Torridon, Scotland.
Phil Wood's Got the Golden Touch Like that Bond villain, Goldfinger, Phil Wood has their own ways of plating their components for the extra bling factor, even on a component that will live out its life hidden from view, such as a bottom bracket. This bottom bracket, in particular, is built with a 103mm JIS spindle with low drag Phil spec carbonyte bearings.
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