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- Another beauty from @abovecategory: Our #compasstires are the perfect complement to @opencycle’s no-compromise spec. #repostToday on the blog: Join us on a trip into the Japan of tales and movies as we traverse ghost towns and mountain passes to join our friends and maintain the old road across Jikkoku Pass. #bqinjapanSpring is painting the mountains of Japan with fresh green. #roadslikethese #bqinjapan
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- The Trouble with "Road Tubeless"
- 12 Myths in Cycling (1): Wider Tires Are Slower
- Tire Width: how much difference do a few millimeters make?
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Category Archives: Clothing
Now that it’s officially autumn in the northern hemisphere, the temperatures are getting colder, the days are shorter, and there’s often a chance of rain in the forecast. For me, that makes riding my bike all the more important. 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
I’ve long championed wool as a great material for cycling clothes, so some riders were surprised that our Compass knickers are made from synthetics. Why didn’t we choose wool, or some other natural material? We chose the fabric after careful … Continue reading
The Compass knickers have been our most popular product ever. The gray color sold out within days, and the tan ones weren’t far behind! Our local supplier worked overtime, and we now have the second batch of gray knickers in … Continue reading
We are happy to introduce our Compass Knickers! Now we can be more confident when entering restaurants or shops, knowing that our cycling clothes do not stretch the boundaries of good taste by being too tight and revealing. Yet on … Continue reading