By Uncle Crusty Back in the early 1980s, when Reagan was king, a new sport was taking hold in the US- “mountain bicycling”. These mountain…View More (Extremely) Long-Term Review: 1982 Ross Diamond Cruiser
In the spring, an old man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Belgium. (Lord Tennyson omitted this line from his poem, but only because nothing…View More Cobbles, frites, and beer
It’s there, east of Barcelona. It beckons, a siren song of sunny days and empty roads. Websites praise it, pro cyclists live there, MAMILs visit…View More Girona.
One thing about packing your bike is that you have to protect it inside the case (duh). Neoprene pads, pipe insulation, clothing, cat hair, whatever.…View More Problem(?) Solved
I said “with”, not “by”. Traveling by (or for that matter, on) a bike is awesome, or at least can be, from time to time.…View More Traveling With a Bike Sucks
“Congratulations”, the email read. “You were the first name out of the hat, and you’ve won the trip. Do you want to accept?” I wiped…View More To Barcelona..and Beyond!
I’ve been fortunate to test the Canyon Grail for a week, riding from Barcelona to Girona with Thomson Bike Tours. The routes they have designed…View More Canyon Grail Review
Here in Colorado, we have some fantastic custom titanium framebuilders. Moots, Mosaic, Dean, Merlin, Alchemy, Bingham Built (Eriksen), and several I’ve missed. For a while,…View More Waltly Titanium Frames Review
Beer is good, I’ve been told. I tend to agree, and have always been a fan. It’s really quite an amazing thing, after all: it…View More In Defense of Radler
Arta, in the northeast corner of the island, is more off the beaten tourist path and offers great riding as well as a nice town…View More Mallorca Demystified, Part 4 (Arta and surroundings)