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- Brand-new BMX track for the #tokyoolympics. Tempted to make some Rene Herse Extralight 20” tires. Does rolling resistance matter for riders who spend half the race airborne? #renehersebmx#Repost (@fritznickj): True quiver killer and an absolute hoot to ride. Thanks, @comradecycles for the #surlymidnightspecial with its #renehersetires.Why do all Rene Herse tires have black tread? For the same reason performance car tires are black: better grip, especially in the wet, and greater durability. Full story on the blog (link in bio). #roadslikethese #allroadbike #jpweigle #renehersetires
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Author Archives: Jan Heine
Autumn means colder temperatures and rainy weather, here in the Cascade Mountains and in many parts of the world. More than ever, the grip of our tires is on our minds. Why do all Rene Herse tires have black tread? … Continue reading
When we started putting together the Autumn Bicycle Quarterly, we realized that, for each article, we had more material than planned – longer stories, more photos, and new angles. Usually, we test two bikes, but for this edition, we had … Continue reading
Before I started the 750-mile (1200 km) Paris-Brest-Paris on a brand-new bike, I thought about the tools I needed to bring. After months of training and the expense of traveling to France, it would be a shame not to finish … Continue reading
For the Autumn Bicycle Quarterly, we tested two amazing OPEN all-road bikes. The brand-new WI.DE. can run 60 mm-wide tires – wider than many mountain bikes. The ultralight U.P.P.E.R. is a true racing machine – and yet it handles even … Continue reading
I’ve been wanting to thank Bicycle Retailer and Industry News for the nice article about Rene Herse on the front cover of a recent edition. It’s not often that the media talks about the contributions of small companies, especially those without a … Continue reading
In the northern hemisphere, we are moving into the season where we need good fenders: They can make the difference between enjoying the ride and enduring it. The Pacific Northwest, where we live and ride, is known for its long … Continue reading