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'I feel protected in the velodrome': how track cycling helped ease my anxiety Whizzing around on a bike with no brakes is strangely meditative – and has helped me to rediscover my adventurous, carefree attitude of old.
Chris King’s New Colors for 2020 At this year's Chris King Open House, the brand's new limited edition colors have been announced, Bourbon and Violet. While Violet is available now, Bourbon will be a three-time, small-batch release with the first batch available for ordering on December 2nd.
Products of the Week: Jesus Shoes, Roasting Pans and UNIQLO Fleeces Today: a pair of Nike Air Max 97s inspired by Jesus walking on water, a roasting pan ready for the holidays and affordable fleeces from UNIQLO x Engineered Garments. Traveling is a hassle that is frequently compounded by the annoyance that can be baggage.
Brooks England: New Cambium C17 Colors - Octave and Bronze Orange For 2019-2020, Brooks England has two new colors for the Cambium All Weather line, Octave blue and Bronze Orange. These two colors are in stock at all Brooks accounts.
E-Scooters Are the Hot Rods and Harleys of Singaporean Youth E-scooters are generally a yuppie or hipster thing in many parts of the world but in Singapore, it’s a high-speed subculture’s vehicle of choice.
Shred Gratitude with Mt. Tam Bikes Camp Years ago when I first met Trevor, he came to a photography show I was showing at and without much on an introduction related to me a story of how stoked he was to be a counselor at a camp for kids learning to ride mountain bikes. Ever since then I've always wanted to check out what he was jabbering about way back when.
Low Power Next Generation Display Market Top key Players, Size, Share, Demand, Opportunities And Forecasts To 2025 The Fixed Gear Bike Market study formulated by UpMarketResearch, presents a detailed analysis of the influential trends prevailing in this business sphere. This research report also offers definitive information concerning the commercialization of this vertical, market size, and revenue estimation of this industry.
Check Out the Live Feed From the Chris King Precision Component Industry Summit Coming from last year's all-male panel at the Industry Summit, Chris King has swung the pendulum and filled out an all-female panel at this year's Open House. Check out the live feed here and be sure to skip the hour-long lunch break in the middle. ;-) Kudos to all these brands!
Why your next bike should be a fixie Almost all modern bikes have a freewheel, the ratcheting mechanism in the rear wheel that means you can stop pedalling and coast along. The earliest bikes had just one speed and if you were moving, you had to pedal.
Are Electric Bikes Safe Learn about the eight reasons why Aventon has prioritized safety when discussing riding an electric bike, and why owners should too.
"I Just Want to Ride" a Film By Rugile Kaladyte - Dates Announced Rugile Kaladyte and Jay Ritchey shot this year's Tour Divide on video while documenting the event for this website in photos. Rue has been in the cutting room, culling the footage and compiling the film, dubbed "I Just Want to Ride". If you are able to, be sure to catch the premieres on the dates listed below!
Salsa Updates the Cutthroat Tour Divide Bike for 2020 In 2015, I was able to partake in the launch of the Cutthroat, Salsa's Tour Divide Race Bike, a unique drop bar 29er and since then, I've had zero contact with it. That is until I unboxed the brand new 2020 Cutthroat, which is full of new updates and boy is it a long list.
If Only They Could All Be Arabel: Living and Riding in Central Asia We arrived in the Kyrgyz city of Karakol in what has become a familiar state after a stretch in the wilderness… tired, hungry, desperate for a shower, and in need of clean clothes.
Fixed Gear Bike Market 2019 Industry Share, Size, Share, Demand Global Fixed Gear Bike Market Research Reports offer valuable insights and market trends to present the Fixed Gear Bike Industry performance. The introduction, product details, Fixed Gear Bike marketing strategies, Fixed Gear Bike market share, and key players are stated.
In Stock Now: The Radavist Road and Mountain Horizon Jerseys Horizon is our fall/winter jersey line, inspired by the tonality of the deserts, forests, and plains. For this drop, we worked exclusively with Endo Customs who selected a quick-drying Italian fabric with built-in SPF and the uncanny ability to maintain vibrant colors after heavy use.
Cannondale’s Grinduro Recap Video This one really captures the event nicely! Well done, y'all!
Otso's Voytek Gets a New Look Is Otso's Voytek a plus MTB that can handle a 4.6″ fat tire? Or is it a fatbike that can roll on 27.5+ or 29+ wheels? The q-factor on the Voytek leads me to believe it's a MTB frame with ample clearance for a 4.6″ fat tire.
Isen Workshop All Season Gravel Bike with Roval Terra CLX Wheels ISEN was born from UK custom framebuilders Hartley Cycles and Talbot Frameworks, aiming to bring stock sizing, precision steel bikes, built and painted in house.
Chris Akrigg Crossroads Trials rider Chris Akrigg begs the questions, is it Gravel? Is it Cyclocross, or Gravelcross?
Watch Joe Barnes Shred His Orange Five Slop Sled Joe Barnes builds up his new Orange Five with a Hazzard Racing spec, resulting in one capable rut-riding, slop sled.
Bontrager’s New Bikepacking Bags Bontrager has developed a line of bikepacking bags designed to specifically fit the Trek Checkpoint yet the three universal sizes will fit any number of other frames. These half-frame bags use water-resistant fabrics, easy-pull zippers, a bright fluoro interior, and use a soft strap that won't marr your frame's paint.
Curve Cycles' Rocket Pooch Cargo Cage and Bag System When it comes to cargo cage portage, there are a lot of options, yet Australia's Curve Cycling has developed something unique, thanks to their team rider Jesse Carlsson's efforts. The Rocket Pooch is a system that combines a titanium cargo cage and a roll-top bag, via a 4-point velcro mounting system.
Bikepacking the Ochoco Overlander Part 2 Path Less Pedaled completes the 2019 Ochoco Overlander in part two of their video coverage. In this segment, they head back into Prineville, Oregon.
Second City Divide For the Hell of It takes on the Second City Divide, a 600km between Glasgow and Manchester.
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