We took another vintage Colnago frame as an outstanding base and added modern components to blast this bike into the future, while also keeping notes of nostalgia on the build.
Taking in the sites, roads and trails in California’s Eastern Sierra with a smorgasbord of places to go and things to see.
The Cannell Plunge is probably the most famous of the downhill rides, a 32 mile journey that starts in the pines of the southern Sierra and drops into what feels like a desert landscape in the khaki foothills. The Just Outstanding trail lives up its name; flow, flow, and more flow on a loamy ribbon through the green trees and then on through the manzanita tunnels.
We take our turn integrating the electro-mechanical system onto a stock Kona Honzo MTB and come away impressed.
Covering the Top 4 most common fitting issues that the Bike Coach encounters including, crankarm length, saddle height, cleat alignment and handlebar placement.
This three-part article addresses the question of what legal remedies exist for the surviving family of a bicyclist who is killed by a negligent driver. Part one of this article discusses proving fault, and the distinction between wrongful death claims and a survival action. Part two discusses the classes of plaintiffs who may bring a wrongful death action. Part three explains the types of damages that are available to them.
Journalist rides the Mammoth Gran Fondo, and survives! Finishing the high altitude 102-mile route, with 75 miles closed to traffic, in the beautiful alpine town of Mammoth Lakes.
#161 | BAT Build #2: Modern Vintage | Asphalt, Please: Mammoth Gran Fondo | ISOD: Kern County Adventures | ATC: Top Four Fitting Issues | Legal Cycling: Wrongful Death, 2019/2020 Event and Race Calendar for California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and Beyond and So Much More!
Consider improving your commuting experience with some of the latest iterations and designs to make the most of your time in the saddle.
To celebrate the shorter rides that can be accomplished on a single speed, we highlight a few favorites in San Diego, including trails in Balboa Park. These trails are perfect for anyone who wants to work on fitness while enjoying quietude on a single speed in San Diego.
Memorable outdoor getaways that will have you counting down to sleeping under the stars, and riding on the trails. This kind of caravan camping eliminates many of the challenges of a traditional campsite, but benefits from the features that make camping so popular.
Power meters can be segmented into two types, single-sided and dual-sided. This can also be considered single-leg or dual-leg. I would typically recommend dual-sided power meters over single-sided.
One of the upfront differences between U.S. and Italian gran fondos is cost and swag. U.S. events are pretty pricey and you’re lucky to get a water bottle and wrong size polyester t-shirt. Italian events on the other hand are only about €35 ($40) and come with a bag chock-full of Italian goodies. But the best part of an Italian gran fondo is the people. Italians love cycling like Americans love baseball.
Traumatic brain injury cases are some of the most complex civil personal injury cases today, both because of the amount of money at stake, and because of the scientific and medical complexity involved.
The Revel Propulsion produces 60NM of torque making it slightly less powerful than most OEM combinations. Additionally, the system has a very expensive torque sensing bottom bracket, one of the few DIY products with this feature. This will increase the seamlessness of the transition as the motor’s power is incorporated.
Duban Sanchez, former racer with Team Velosport under 23, relates his experience with knee pain during a performance assessment at Bike Fitness Coaching.
The Sage Bicycles ‘Flow Motion’ Titanium Hardtail frameset accommodates either 2.7×27.5+ or 22.2×29 wheel sizes, features wide ‘Boost-spec’ axle spacing, and integrated dropper post routing, all wrapped up in a frame geometry that allows for efficient climbing and stable, comfortable descending.
#160 | First Look: Sage ‘Flow Motion’ Ti Hard-Tail MTB | Asphalt, Please: The O.G. Gran Fondo | ISOD: Single-Speed Adventures | ATC: Power Meter Categories |Legal Cycling: Brain Injury Tools and Treatments, 2019 Event and Race Calendar for California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and Beyond and So Much More!
The Gilco formulation of Columbus steel was a high-point for frame-building, but the vintage drivetrain of the era left much to be desired. We built up a vintage Colnago Master frame with an assortment of carbon fiber trim and modern components to keep the performance high, and the price down low. A few tricks are required to make the adaptation, but well worth the entry fee.
The dreaded accident type of riding into a parked car door is often referred to by the frequent colloquial, ‘getting doored.’ The following tips and advice may help you in avoiding careless drivers who don’t pay attention to the bike lane when they are getting out of their cars.
Richard Duquette of 911 Law provides a summary of the procedural hazards plaintiffs face when they try to assert a claim against a government entity, and the steps to take if you find yourself in these circumstances.
Are charity cycling events a lost cause? Not yet, at least at the Tour de Palm Springs. Since 1999, the nonprofit group behind the event, CVSPIN (Coachella Valley Serving People In Need), has given more than $3.2 million to charities including Boy Scout troops, homeless organizations, high school bands, Desert AIDS Project, United Cerebral Palsy, and countless others.
A few modern and snazzy components, bikes, and gear have come across our radar, or have been consumed by the BICYCLIST team. If you’re looking for a refresh in some areas of your bicycling experience, look no further than these forward-thinking and note-worthy items that we’ve got our eyes and hands on.
Gooseberry Mesa sits at 5,200′ elevation to the north of Zion National Park, a jewel of Southern Utah. The panoramic views of the desert mesas are internationally famous, though the crowds are relegated to the National Park and left behind from the perch of the bicycle. Solitude is a few pedal strokes away.
California has the most diverse ecosystems in the United States, which includes plants that can be toxic to humans. Interaction with these toxic plants is avoidable so long as you’re aware of what to look for.
HawkEye Road Hazards is a mobile-optimized site with an interactive map of dangers to bicyclists, (pot holes, debris, construction and more). On the site, a bicyclist can create a free account to report the location of road hazards with GPS coordinates.
The first ever Article One x Café du Cycliste sunglasses are curated in America, co-styled in France and handcrafted in Italy with a purposeful blend of function and style. The contemporary design ensures one-pair-fits-all as the glasses are refined in all scenes outside of cycling life.
Vintage Modern: BAT Build 001 | Asphalt, Please: Tour de Palm Springs | ISOD: Gooseberry Mesa | ATC: Avoiding the Dreaded Car Door | Gear Patrol: New for Summer | 2019 Event and Race Calendar for California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and Beyond, Plus So Much More!
The Thousand x Poketo helmets feature Poketo’s uniquely recognizable patterns on Thousand’s vintage-inspired and thoughtfully designed helmets. The Los Angeles-based brands team up for a limited edition collection, available nationwide online and at all Poketo locations on July 9.
Just like with the complete Jones Plus SWB released last year, there is now also a complete Jones Plus LWB bicycle available, without the longer wait and higher costs of a custom build.