Tag Archives: Gear
The 3wrencho Embrace the mullet—and the many uses of PDW’s 3wrencho.
Rapha & Raeburn City Wind Jacket $450 / rapha.cc Fortuitously preempting my move to the City by the Bay, a sweet little number made its way to the Paved offices. The fruits of an interesting collaboration between fashion designer Christopher … Continue reading
Bontrager XXX Aero Handlebar $360 / bontrager.com Three Xs. The time-honored marker of things unsavory. Booze, dirty movies, and, of course Bontrager’s top-o-the-line components.
Brooks Breaks Tradition—With Intriguing Results Mention the surname Brooks in any cycling circle and immediately minds jump to sumptuous leather saddles and veritable heaps of tradition. Filing his first saddle patent in 1882, Brooks patriarch John Boultbee Brooks, set in … Continue reading
By Vernon Felton || bikemag.com Crankbrothers announced today that they’ve introduced a new range of tools and a brand new inflation program, including both entry level and premium models. All of the gear should be available in shops now. The … Continue reading
Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40 C Carbon Clincher Wheelset $2750/ mavic.com Available June 1, 2013 One needn’t have looked to a sign from the heavens, or some industry insider’s astrological prediction for a hint at Mavic’s latest introduction. Nope, just to … Continue reading
Chrome Cardiel ORP $110 / chromebagsstore.com I’m a [smug]gler. My tool of choice, Chrome’s fan-fricken-awesome Cardiel ORP (Operation Readiness Pack). My cargo? A screw-you attitude and a middle finger to the oppressive car culture found behind the Orange Curtain, otherwise … Continue reading
More than a quarter-century ago, American Greg LeMond endured an epic battle with Bernard Hinault, his own teammate, en route to winning his first Tour de France. That three-week punching match is considered by many to be the greatest Tour … Continue reading
INTRO. — Nondescript Corporate Office Setting Paul Krumrich is a triathlete turned cyclist with a passion for cyclocross and road racing. Fresh to the sport by curmudgeonly standards, Kumrich has been on the scene long enough to develop a discerning … Continue reading
By Vernon Felton Garmin stopped making rudimentary “GPS” units years ago—their high-end models are more like portable computers that track everything from your current whereabouts (it is GPS-enabled, after all) to you current altitude, heart rate, calories burned, miles covered, … Continue reading