Systematically and mercilessly disassembling, flushing, greasing, and re-packing the cycling culture.
As e-bikes become increasingly pervasive (and relevant to my current lifestyle), my opinion on them has become nuanced. At present, for me, the ethics of the e-bike break down thusly.
Some years back I made sort of a half-assed commitment to work on all my bikes myself.
The worst thing about cycling is that it takes too damn long.
Your tires are as important as they are boring, which is why you're totally overthinking them
Shrinking USA Cycling membership numbers... Rapidly expanding tire widths... "Adventure" bikes and gravel everything...Sometimes it can seem like good old-fashioned road riding is like totally over.
There is a fundamental truth in cycling, and it is this: When riding on a trail, it's virtually impossible to pass a walker, runner, or hiker from behind without scaring the living shit out of them.
A digital skeptic sucks it up and logs on
In the world of cycling it's common knowledge that in order to engage in "serious" riding you need foot retention, which today means using some type of clipless pedal system. Like many of cycling's...
Whether you're a child getting your first bike or a new commuter, you need a place that's going to stoke your excitement and indulge your imagination
Because why are you even riding if you can't haul your family, your dog, your friend's dog, and groceries for the next year on a bike?
The stage race was created to sell newspapers, but we live in the digital age, and one of these days some new race is going to come along and out-click it