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- Which tools would you bring on an unsupported 1200 km ride? Here is my tool kit for #parisbrestparis2019: 2 spare tubes (1 extralight, 1 standard), patch kit, tire boot, 4/5 mm wrench. Glad I didn’t need any of them. #reliablebikesCongrats to @iamtedking for his win in the epic 140-mile @sbtgrvl! Rolling on #renehersetires Snoqualmie Pass 700Cx44 across Colorado’s beautiful High Country, he capped his season with a great win. Well done! 📷@photowilAfter PBP: Enjoying a quiet night in Paris. #parisbrestparis2019
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Author Archives: Jan Heine
We’re looking forward to this year’s Bicycle Quarterly Un-Meeting – our annual get-together to share the joy of riding off the beaten path. It’s not an organized event – we just publish a date and time, and everybody is welcome … Continue reading
A recent hiking trip to Mount Rainier also provided an opportunity to revisit a favorite climb – and work on my form for the upcoming 1200 km (750 miles) of Paris-Brest-Paris. This time, we headed to Mount Rainier by car, loaded … Continue reading
Tubeless tires have changed what we can do on a bike. When the terrain is really rough, not having to worry about pinch flats allows us to run lower tire pressure for more comfort, more traction and more speed. (The … Continue reading
Paris-Brest-Paris, the epic 1200 km randonnée in France, is coming up fast. More than 6000 riders are busy with their final training, setting up their bike, preparing their trip… To help PBP riders out a bit, we are offering a … Continue reading
We developed the Endurance casings for our Rene Herse tires based on requests from gravel racers like Ted King (above), who need tires for truly harsh conditions. A race like Dirty Kanza traverses 200 miles of sharp stones in the … Continue reading
With the 750-mile Paris-Brest-Paris coming up, demand for generator hubs and lights has been high. We’ve just received another shipment, and now all products are back in stock, plus there are some new items as well. By far our most popular … Continue reading
For the Summer Bicycle Quarterly, we test the incredible Calfee Bamboo show bike from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show. Not only does this bike feature Calfee’s new bamboo tubes – lined with carbon for lighter weight and greater strength – it’s … Continue reading