Microspline, HG, XD and XDR what fits? What fits? -sometimes the most challenging question on the technical side of bikes today. With every major brand offering several generations of gears and hubs it can get confusing quickly. The easiest way to narrow this down is by Manufacturer / Brand and what each brand does then... Continue Reading →
You may have heard of this thing called XDr, So what's all the hype? I decided to lay down some practical XDr knowledge.
Walton is a great guy and we have a shared interest in bikes and industrial design. I met Walton when track racing at the Alpenrose Velodrome in Portland Oregon and it's great to see this story of how technologies like Shimano's can help. Reposted article from the Shimano blog. I borrowed the Gazelle EasyFlow and after... Continue Reading →
I'm in my second year of this boot now. Last weekend I completed a 6hr, 38degree ride in them, complete with a stream crossing, rain and about 4 miles of bike hiking in the snow (see buckyrides on facebook for pictures). I can still say that they live up to their glory. This is... Continue Reading →
With so many options on the market there are a lot of "so-so" or "yeah it works" shoes. But if you know the inside scoop you will score some that are smashingly good. First impressions, I have used Sidi, Specialized, Giro and now just getting my hands on these Shimano - XC-70 m.s.r.p $269, (but you can get them... Continue Reading →