Lord Windsor Roasters in Downtown Long Beach is Cyclist Approved
The wide open bar and absence of Wi-fi in Lord Windsor’s Roasters supports a social atmosphere in which talking to a neighbor or getting lost in each sip of your delicious beverage is completely justified.
Pier to Pier: Part III
The third part of the Pier to Pier series, we’re continuing our journey down the coast with a ride from Santa Monica to Seal Beach. Depending on your fitness, penchant for urban riding, and size of your party, we’ve outlined some different ways to traverse the horn that separates LA and Orange counties.
Urban Exploring: Beyond Basics – SpurCycle Bells
I purchased a SpurCycle bell that I had seen at NAHBS (North American Hand-Built Bike Show).The bell creates a powerful, but pleasing sound, that holds a ring much longer than other bells. I like the bell so much that within the first few weeks of having it on my road bike, I ordered another one just like it for my mountain bike.
Felt Bicycles: FR2 Road Bike
Recently, I got my hands on one of Felt Bicycles’s newest releases, the FR2. Built from the history of their flagship F-Series bikes, the new FR model boasts lightweight performance and precision handling that exceeds expectations on all fronts. The FR2 is responsive and stable while riding at high speeds; it’s certainly a bike that I could ride for either a short local criterium or a long training ride. I took the bike out for a mixed terrain ride with fast flats, steep ascents, and screaming descents with no objections and eager anticipation imbued by the FR2.
Pier to Pier: Part II
This particular segment takes you from the Ventura pier south to the Santa Monica pier. The route makes only a few turns through Ventura and Oxnard, and continues primarily along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu towards Santa Monica.
The Local Favorite: Cycling Caps Made in California
While cycling caps may seem like a simple product, Walz Caps puts a lot of meticulous detail into developing a distinct style and producing a quality cap.
Year-Round Safety Checks
With constant attention to results, it can be easy to overlook regular maintenance for your bike, resulting in an unsafe or inefficient machine. Review these simple maintenance procedures to keep your bike rolling reliably on a daily basis.
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