2020 has had some issues, to say the least. As we approach the end of this Annus Horribilis, there are glimmers of hope that vaccines…
“I cried,” said Federico. Federico was covered in dust, and he was telling us about the last climb of the day at the Nova Eroica. …View More Tears in Tuscany
Colorado is assumed to have incredible mountain biking, and it truly does. Fruita, Crested Butte, Eagle, Snowmass, Steamboat, and many other lesser-known areas offer untold…View More Road and Gravel Cycling Routes in the Mid-Roaring Fork Valley
Many years ago, I bought an FSA K-Wing handlebar and instantly fell in love with it. The shallow drops, tops raised above the clamp, and…View More FSA K-Wing AGX Carbon Gravel Bar Review
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