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Showing posts from August, 2016

FSA K-Force WE: high-tech electronic groupset

I have to say I've been impressed by the Shimano Di2 wired system as well as SRAM's eTap. This to me takes the best of both groupsets; offering up the battery life of the Di2 kit with the wireless system of eTap. Let's get this on some CX bikes! It's waterproof and offers ANT+ BT integration for smartphone access-- no need to drag the laptop out to the garage to do updates and adjustments. This will be my stoke for next month's Interbike.

Bruce Springsteen and Tom Morello Ghost of Tom Joad 8/25/16 MetLife Stad...

After seeing the list of winners from last nights  # vma , it's refreshing to know that there's is still musical talent in  # america . # theboss # prophetsofrage

Product Review: Kenda Flintridge Pro | Almanzo 100 Ver.

Back in February, I stumbled upon a new bike for my collection. Long story short- I was asked to test a new set of disc brakes. Not having a bike for such testing led me to acquire a new gravel bike. The benchwork is over and I was left staring at a gray and orange beast in the garage. Still, in base mile-mode, I continued to put miles on the bike. The geometry was super comfortable and the handling not like any CX bike I've ridden. I became addicted to the bike.  Looking at my work schedule for the spring season, I noticed I would be near the starting point of the famed Almanzo 100 gravel race. I felt it was time to put my bike and legs where my mouth is. (That sounds like someone crashed...?).  Loaded up the pack to get used to the carrying weight. I continued putting in long rides on the weekend. My biggest challenge would be getting used to long hours on the bike and sorting out my dietary needs for the day of the race.  Tires, sealant, and new