Vista Outdoors & Giro/Bell

MY PERSONAL OPINION I am not a gun person. I believe in strong background checks, closing the gun show loophole, and requiring a waiting period for purchasing a gun. I think products like bump stocks, which take an otherwise legal weapon, and effectively turn it into a full-fledged automatic weapon should be banned. However, I […]

REVIEW: The Campagnolo Cavatappi (the BIG Corkscrew)

People may ask which of Tullio Campagnolo’s inventions are the most important; the quick release allowing gears to be changed more easily in the pre-derailleur days, or the Gran Sport (and later Record & Super Record) rear derailleurs. One may even debate who has had a bigger impact on cycling, Campagnolo or Shimano … and […]

Neutral Service

“Neutral Service” is a phrase that likely had the father of the Tour de France, Henri Desgrange, turning over in his grave when the first Mavic Neutral Service car became part of the caravan behind the peloton at the 1973 Paris-Nice. In the early years of the Tour, riders were responsible for conducting their own […]

Crusher in the Tushar 2017: Squire 3-peats, Holcomb takes her first

In the small town of Beaver, Utah, the second Saturday of July can only mean one thing; it’s time for another invasion of those crazy bike racers for the Beaver County Travel Council Crusher in the Tushar, presented by DNA Cycling, which has been organized by former pro cyclist Burke Swindlehurst, who grew up in […]

AMA no more

Got cleared yesterday by my orthopaedist to ride on the road; still can’t do off-road/gravel for a few more weeks until my broken elbow heals some more, but it’s a start. I can tell I’ve got a long way to get before riding a bike is comfortable again; even though the neck pain and associated […]