above all, have a nice ride
Well planned Portland area routes and in depth, truthful product reviews is where my mind is set. If this sounds like you then keep scrolling or hit the menus or the search for insightful articles
COLUMBIA COUNTY SESH
Sweet ride around Columbia County starting from Scappoose OR
Crushing yourself? Which is the best recovery mix?
AROUND Mt. HOOD 2020
As it says, but yeah a great ride.
Indoor training guide
Lots of details on Zwifting, equipment and training gear.
The Fan Review
A big fan test for all you indoor training folks
Showerspass ultralight waterproof sock review. help you get through the shitty months.
ZLOK LOCK UP!
For quick lockups on the go, is this an inexpensive Ottolock alternative?
ORNOT MAGIC SHELL
Check out this killer autumn / winter jacket jersey…magic thing. It’s pretty great!
DIY CHAIN CLEAN
The cheap and effective way to clean your chain. No fancy tools needed.
Long Term Reviews
No messing around here, it’s tested once, twice, 50 times or more. I dive into the nuts and bolts, so you can really get an insight as to what cycling gear you are buying.
Wahoo Kickr Core
4 month in use from one of the big brands in the training game
SPECIALIZED VENT SHOE
The vent is a lightweight summer shoe, can it stand up? – Specialized Vent 250hr review.
SRAM FORCE 2020
SRAM Force AXS 2020 gets a deep dive
Established Gear Reviews
ornot work jersey
Tried and true go to jersey to get the work done, no questions asked
Energy Bar Test
Nutrition, Flavour and no bonking – Details on the best things to stuff in your pockets
Wahoo Element Bolt Stealth
Is the $220 gps cycling computer the best bang for the buck?
SRAM Force 2020,
Thinking of upgrading consider this AXS wireless group from SRAM
Armband or Cheststrap ?
Which heart-rate monitor is better? take a look at the Wahoo Tickr Fit
Apidura Bikepacking Gear
Fancy an Apidura saddle pack for bike-camping and more of the what not.
8 week test of the2019/2020 Core from Wahoo.
What you get and how well is it is made, right here
Covid amped the craze. Hot or not, is it your thing?
Routes and Adventures
Marmot 70 Planning
Test route for a triple milage route to be coming soon in the Sandy area
A classic route around mount hood, Oregon – revisited for 2020
Short but sweet pdx road route for those fighting to get out.
Tips & Tricks
Check out the guide to fix your common chain woes, covering “chain stretch” and a load of other tips.
The technology and the theory – How to revitalise and care for your gear.
Don’t mess it up, In the wilderness it’s essential to be prepared for the worst – know this!
Easy workout tips so you can get more from your session
eTap rear derailleurs can have their cleaning challenges