We have a bunch of product reviews from this year that I will wrap up into some kind of gift guide retrospective later in the week. We also have a bunch of product review videos from 2012 Interbike, made with the help of Dan Smith of SportVelo, that will also go up over the next few weeks. If you have any ideas or suggestions on great NorCal shopping spots or gift ideas please chime in via email or in the comments section. Until we get the new stuf together here are some articles from last year to get you started on your Christmas list.
The following From the office of “Anti Bike Theft Crusader” Jenny Oh. Jenny has single-handedly recovered several bikes from thieves for herself and friends. Sign up for email notifications and become part of the solution. In the ongoing battle against bike thieves, I created the “Stolen Bicycles: Bay Area” Google group in the hopes...Read more →
It was announced early this week that George Hincapie is retiring from professional racing. Wow, it’s finally happening. George Hincapie, a legend with an incredible race porfolio that dates back from his early years. My mom is a big fan of George Hincapie and who isn’t? She’s got a picture of herself with George...Read more →
You can call me a “cycling kit snob.” Or you can also call me a picky “cycling kit snob.” I’ve been cycling for over ten years and the most important clothing in my closet is my cycling apparel. It is a fetish in a way and I’ve seen all sorts of cycling apparel and...Read more →
Ed. Note: I’ve been a fan of Stacy Sims research ever since i saw her present some crazy data on heat acclimation at an Alto Velo club meeting a few years ago. Since then she’s worked with a few pro teams, founded and left Secret Drink Mix, and now formed her own company, Osmo...Read more →
I first saw Cedar Cycling in a post from Murphy Mack, the crazed director of such races at the SF Spring Classics, and the upcoming Raid on Sherwood Peak. It looks cool in a Rapha kind of way and was being produced right here in our backyard in NorCal. I tracked down the principals Neil...Read more →
By Bec “Wombat” Werner If Lance rode a ‘Target Special’, or an old steel clunker, to any one of his seven Tour de France victories, his claim that “it’s not about the bike” might have more bite. Like it or not, cycling is a sport that relies upon more than just pure physical ability....Read more →
Rick Adams is a long time cycling fixture in Northern California. Most recently led the revival of racing programs at Hellyer Velodrome and brought big time racing back to the track with the Testarossa Velodrome Challenge. Adam’s has moved onto a new venture, Immersion Cycling, aimed at giving masters racers a taste of what...Read more →