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- How to set up tubeless tires
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- Tire Pressure Take-Home
- How Wide a Tire Can I Run?
- Handlebars: Wide vs. Narrow
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Monthly Archives: December 2014
We discussed “planing” in a recent post by looking at power data from a double-blind test of two different bikes. (If you haven’t read that post, we suggest you start reading there.) The data showed that the same rider’s power … Continue reading
When we became custodians of the René Herse name, we had three goals in mind: Bring back some of the best designs of René Herse, so that today’s cyclists could enjoy their excellent function and aesthetic. Support classic René Herse … Continue reading
Our best wishes to you for 2015! May the new year bring you wonderful rides and great memories.
As the year draws to a close, it’s fun to look back at the memorable rides we’ve done this year. And what a year it’s been! We’ve discovered new roads and enjoyed new adventures. The links in the text lead … Continue reading
One of the all-time favorite handlebar shapes is the Philippe Professionel. Back in the 1940s and 1950s, you found them on the bikes of professional racers (below), randonneurs, cyclotourists, even track bikes. Their flat ramps provide plenty of hand positions, … Continue reading
To North Americans, it may seem odd that the most advanced classic bikes – the ones that have inspired our “real-world” randonneur bikes – came from France. When I was growing up, Italian bikes ruled. British bikes came second. A … Continue reading