Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mavic 2012 Ksyrium SL Wheels

Exotic materials, super light, legendary build quality and a decent price tag. Could these be the perfect mid level race wheel? Factory wheels, they do get their fair share of bad press. Me? I actually really like a good factory … Continue reading

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Crank Brothers Eggbeater 11 Ti Pedals

The top of the line, 4 part Titanium Eggbeater, new for 2011 and certainly worth a look if you dare. Let’s just start by saying that you’re either a Crank Brothers person or you’re not. Personally I find them brilliant … Continue reading

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Rapha Stowaway/Wind Jacket

Rapha/Condor stow away. Fantastically breathable, super light weight (165g) and cut like a tailor would. So you can probably guess I like this jacket. Here’s why. God is in the details and the details really set this jacket off. There’s … Continue reading

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Groovy Cycleworks

Groovy Cycle works has an employees roster of one, and that would be founder Rody Walter who’s been building bikes since the early nineties. Rody has a pretty simple mantra: Design it with the rider in mind. Involve the customer in … Continue reading

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Independent Fabrication Ti Factory Lightweight

Recognition goes out to NYC Velo for bringing this one out into to the light – The Independent Fabrication Ti Factory Lightweight. Apparently so hot out of the ‘shop that it’s not even made it to the IF Website. What’s … Continue reading

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Alchemy Bicycle Company

Alchemy build some nice bikes. Period. As they put it themselves “At Alchemy Bicycle Company we recognize that each rider is unique and should have a bicycle that reflects their style, personality, riding preferences and body dimensions.” Based in Austin, TX Alchemy … Continue reading

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Our focus is on exceeding each customer’s expectations; part of our job is to act as advisors and consultants during the rider’s bike purchase, down to the last detail. Rob Vandermark – Seven Cycles

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USE Carbon Pro Saddle

If you’re going to top of your finest rider with a perch of equal finery you’re not going to go far wrong with this saddle from British exotic parts co. Ultimate Sports Engineering. Take some Ti rails and mate them … Continue reading

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