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Monthly Archives: June 2013
The 100th Tour de France started today. Wherever you look, there are retrospectives: in magazines and newspapers, on TV and the radio. Winners get to write history, and so the role of cyclotourists in the development of the most famous … Continue reading
Many of our customers have been waiting patiently for the Grand Bois Extra Léger tires. These tires are made in small quantities, so they are hard to keep in stock. We just received another shipment. The latest batch has tan … Continue reading
In a previous post, I described our reconnaissance trip for the Super Randonnée 600. We climbed a dirt road pass at night, and even though we had to hike through some snow still left from the winter, it was passable. … Continue reading
Late last year, Richard Hollinek sent me a calendar about Viennese “mechanics’ bikes” – bikes built by small builders in Vienna, Austria. The calendar hangs in our bathroom, and I smile every time I see it. The “mechanics’ bikes” are … Continue reading
Ever since the Super Randonnée 600 program was announced by RUSA, we’ve been planning our ride. Even though RUSA cancelled the program, we’ve been pursuing the idea. (You still can ride the SR600 by applying directly to the ACP in … Continue reading
I used to wonder why manufacturers offer things that are popular, even though they don’t work well. I recently read an interview with a BMW engineer, who complained about the huge wheels that the company now puts on their cars. … Continue reading
The Summer issue of Bicycle Quarterly is at the printer and will be mailed next week. This issue features: Cycling in Mexico, at the intersection of tradition and fashion. A fascinating variety of bicycles and tricycles carries anything from construction … Continue reading