Author Archives: Joe Parkin
Photo: Kristof Ramon It’s Wednesday, April 3, 2013 and I’m feeling just a wee bit nostalgic. Last Sunday’s Ronde van Vlaanderen is one for the history books. For me, it’s a little bit like the week after the Superbowl would … Continue reading
Two, old, ex-pro ten-speeders, the co-founder of Kickstarter, some young fast-guys, a film crew, a bunch of New Road clothing and some of NorCal’s finest riding: priceless.
“Looking back, you get a little bit nostalgic, but from a competitive point of view, Flanders was one of the most horrible races to ride but one of the greatest races to win.” —Sean Kelly Did you know that a … Continue reading
Did you know that Gent-Wevelgem was first organized in 1934 as a tribute to Gaston Rebry, a native of Wevelgem who won both the Ronde van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix that year?
The following is a story from our inaugural issue. With the Flanders Classics in full swing and just a week to go before de Ronde, we thought we’d take another look. Paved Volume 1, Issue 1 is available for free … Continue reading
Note: This story was originally run on our sister site bikemag.com following the 2011 edition of the Tour of California, but with the motor-sports season just starting to enter full swing and Christian Vande Velde in the news with a … Continue reading
Long known for its burly yet oh-so-cool line of messenger bags, Chrome has, over the course of the past couple of years, steadily expanded its product portfolio to include some pretty damn cool clothing and shoe offerings. With its low-profile … Continue reading
I’ll admit an almost unhealthy attraction to about anything with two wheels. It looks like these guys have the same problem. It seems certain, though, that Danielle Baker would not approve of this video. And I’m pretty sure the farmer … Continue reading
Photos by Kristof Ramon This past Sunday was the 2013 running of Milan – San Remo, La Primavera, La Classicisima or, as Jen See dubbed it in an article here last Friday, “The Monkey Wrench Race.” By now, hopefully, you … Continue reading
The Race Across America (RAAM) is one of the toughest endurance events in the world. If you haven’t ever wondered—even secretly—what it would be like to compete in the RAAM, you’re possibly either devilishly smart or surely completely unimaginative—or both. … Continue reading