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- Fascinating report about the @kaiseitubes factory in the current @bikequarterly. Here’s a clip that shows butting our frame tubes... each tube runs through the machine three times until it’s perfectly formed. #kaiseitubingRide into the week like @simonkirscher on the Strade Bianche of northern France 😉 #repost @jonathan_sarago #allroadbike #singlespeed #renehersetiresWhat a fun crowd at #supplesunday today! Great roads, even better trails, sunshine - all in a 2-hour ride! Thank you, @trekstoreberkeley, for organizing!
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Monthly Archives: April 2017
Spacers with a flat surface on the inner diameter can help prevent your headset from loosening. Just to clarify: If your headset stays put as it is, then don’t change it! It’s just that my headsets kept loosening on two different bikes, … Continue reading
Bikepacking is popular because it allows you to go places where bikes with panniers face difficulties. Bikepacking bags are inside the outline of the bike, so you can go anywhere an “empty” bike can go. Pushing the bike is easier, too, when … Continue reading
Guest post by Natsuko Hirose, Bicycle Quarterly. On a rainy Sunday, I visited a farmers’ market in Seattle, instead of going cyclotouring. I saw many tulips for sale. Often, I forget about the seasons, because I am so busy. I … Continue reading
I really like our cyclotouring knickers. They are based on a design I discovered in Japan. The ones we offer are a development from that, a little lighter and even better for spirited riding. I’ve been wearing mine on almost every … Continue reading
Drew Wilson won the Ragnarok 105-mile gravel race on Compass tires recently, so we used the opportunity to ask him about his race and gravel riding in general. JH: Congratulations on your win at the Ragnarok 105. It’s a tough event … Continue reading
Bicycle Quarterly took the Open U.P. to Odarumi, one of the highest passes in Japan. How does a carbon bike for wide tires handle the 2000 m (6600 ft) paved climb? And how does it do on the challenging gravel … Continue reading