Browsing Category "Cycling News"
[Photo: Rudi Riet]

The Shenandoah Valley’s Newest Bike Ride

By     |    Nov 7, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News, Rides & Trails     |    No Tweets

The Annual Page County Grown Century Ride rolls through some of the most bucolic miles you may ever ride. Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley hosts numerous cycle races and rides, so adding one to benefit local farms seemed a natural fit for Page County Grown, an agricultural promotion organization that founded the ride. In its second year in 2014, the 100-mile ride winds through farmland with water breaks at five farms. By making […]

Read more
stinner.grey-2

Chainlinks: October 31, 2014

By     |    Oct 31, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News     |    No Tweets

Who’s Going? The Philly Bike Expo is next weekend. I’ve heard something about it always being sunny there or something. Embrace the Disc Disc brakes are the future. And more here. But Take Some Time Off Seriously. More thoughts on the off season over here. 2014 is over. The 100 Miles of Nowhere Love the idea. Loving the write-ups. Next Year? Maybe this guy will do the 100MoN. Terrifying. That’s […]

Read more
stretch

Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, October 9, 2014

By     |    Oct 9, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News     |    No Tweets

Stretching It’s important to stretch. Also important to remember that this post is about stretching (via @yogogirls). Don’t be one of these guys. BYO MIG Welder Or should you go TIG? Not really sure. This is cool though — a frame kit from Richard Sachs. Maybe Just Bungee Your Frame Together? Here’s an idea. Milwaukee Wayne Campbell: So, do you come to Milwaukee often? Alice Cooper: Well, I’m a regular visitor here, […]

Read more
caletti

Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, October 2, 2014

By     |    Oct 2, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News     |    No Tweets

Well … It’s October The Inner Ring’s got you covered … if you want to be covered with race coverage. Back to Work! Do you work with non-cyclists? Send them this. Holy Shit Don’t watch this if you’re afraid of heights. [via Bike Hugger and Drunk Cyclist] Rear Rack Hack Thanks for the idea, Bike Hacks! This is clever. Drool: [Swobo Scofflaw via Urban Velo] [Chevron Caletti Ti via Radavist]

Read more
Turner's CZAR XC Lightweight Race 29r MTB

Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, September 25, 2014

By     |    Sep 25, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Jens for the Win Jens Voigt broke the hour record last week. How cool is that? He rode 205 laps, 31.76 miles, 51.115 kilometers. It was not a disaster. Awesomely, Trek streamed the entire thing. Watch the replay here: [via Bike Hugger] Follow his retired tweets right here. Who’s Next? Well, Bradley Wiggins has his eyes on the record now. Jens may not be top man for long. Interbike Wrap-Ups An informative one […]

Read more
Giro's Empire VR90 MTB Shoe

Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, September 18, 2014

By     |    Sep 18, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News     |    No Tweets

Time for a Project Make that two projects. These wooden grips feel like a bit of a risk. I like the leather option. Thanks, Bike Hacks! Why All the Time? I’m retired. Not really, but check out this post. Interbike is Happening Follow RKP’s updates. Last day is today. Meanwhile in Spain The Inner Ring recounts when the Vuelta was won. An Age-Old Question A perplexing dilemma that gnaws away at […]

Read more
BreezeSkidding

The History of Mountain Biking from @belltown1

By     |    Sep 12, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News     |    No Tweets

Ben Marks over at Collectors Weekly published a great piece on the history of mountain biking. It’s definitely worth a read: Mountain biking proper also has its ancestral tree. In France, from 1951 to 1956, a group of 20 or so French cyclists founded Velo Cross Club Parisian, whose members performed jumps and other tricks on off-road bicycles outfitted with modified moped suspension forks to absorb front-end vibrations. In the […]

Read more
44bikes-black-bikes

Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, August 28, 2014

By     |    Aug 28, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News     |    No Tweets

As Soon As These Go On Sale … You’ll find out about it here. Giro is not messing around with their new Empire VR90 mountain bike shoe. Looks like they’ll be $300 to start, but if the Empire road version is any indicator, you’ll eventually only need $150. [via Radavist] Mass Market vs. Niche The Inner Ring explains the details of cycling sponsorship with a great example — car sponsors […]

Read more
RedHookCrit-Barcelona-05

Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, August 15, 2014

By     |    Aug 15, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News     |    No Tweets

Robin Williams, Cyclist Head over to RKP for a solid remembrance. Aero-Beard This is not a joke. Spoiler alert: Rule 50 is bogus. [via The Radavist and Urban Velo] Fat Cyclist in Leadville I have gotten so good at hitting my food-consuming goals on this race (note: since I have taken Kenny’s axiom that “Leadville is an eating contest disguised as a bike race” to heart, I have not had anything […]

Read more
SLJ03-Product-SS14-04

Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, July 31, 2014

By     |    Jul 31, 2014
Posted in: Cycling News, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

TdF is Over In case you missed it, Le Tour has concluded. Check out RKP’s wrap-up. Head over to The Inner Ring to see how Nibali pulled it off. But Don’t Miss … How the TdF is the ultimate test of endurance eating. Le Tour’s unofficial rules. How Nibali used needle stabbing to win. Meanwhile, Panniers You may have read this post a few weeks ago about bike commuting. Need […]

Read more