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Gear: Showers Pass Cascade Collection

From the press release: The Showers Pass Cascade Collection introduces a new line of cycling apparel, built specifically for changing weather conditions: from summer sun to alpine cold. The Cascade Collection includes the Alpine Jersey, Cyclone Jersey, Track Pant, Gravel… Read more »

Gear: Silca Impero Ultimate Frame Pump

The Indianapolis 500 has been held each Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 1911. The Indiana capital is now home to Silca, maker of the world’s finest bicycle pumps and, surrounded by so much auto racing heritage… Read more »

Vanguard AMP Research x Mercedes Benz

We tend to snigger at the attempts by automotive manufacturers to broach the bicycle market. B-grade bikes branded with the logos of cars are a dime-a-dozen, but Mercedes-Benz were on the right track when they conscripted AMP Research to supply… Read more »

New Ride: Hampsten Cycles’ Maglia Rosa

The dust from the Giro d’Italia is just beginning to settle and, for those of us in the Southern hemisphere, there’s just a small chance to catch up on sleep before the 2015 Tour de France kicks off in Utrecht.

Speedvagen Urban Racer

The city is the petri dish that has given rise to so many aspects of our culture, inasmuch as the outdoor environment is its antithesis. Sacha White’s Speedvagen project has enabled us to explore the great outdoors on his road… Read more »

DeSalvo Custom Cycles Ti Grinder

Wikipedia tells us that the Ashland campus of the United Bicycle Institute houses the city’s second-largest solar electric generation facility which provides 60% of the school’s needs. It also informs us that David Bohm of Bohemian Bicycles is an alumni.… Read more »

Argonaut Cycles Black Road

In many ways, we’re still learning about the possibilities carbon fibre offers the cycling world. Kestrel astounded us in 1987 with its 4000 model road bike — the first to be made completely from the material — and today Ben… Read more »