Author Archives: "Joe Parkin"
Anyone who has ever ridden in the woods knows that varying light conditions often make it difficult to keep sunglasses covering those precious and tender eyeballs—unless, that is, you left the house using lenses with absolutely no tint.
By Sal Ruibal Because I write about bikes in a magazine called Bike, people think I actually know a lot about bikes. Truth is, I know a lot about writing about bikes. There’s a big difference. Take the issue of 29er mountain bikes. The most-asked question I get is, “Spare change, bro?” The second most-asked […]
Just when you thought you’d gotten it all figured out, Easton Cycling goes and creates a new handlebar clamp diameter for its Havoc line. Yes, you might’ve guessed by their moniker that these new bars require a 35-millimeter stem in order to be properly attached to a mountain bike. The company claims that its 31.8-millimeter […]
Next time you finish a ride and someone points out your awesome helmet hair, leave it alone. Keep your hands and combs away from that ’do. Tell your riding buddies, the teller at the bank, your boss, your coworkers and the person looking sideways at you in line at the grocery store that you know your hair has formed itself into ridges—you’ve done it on purpose. Rock that messed-up coif loud and proud. It’s time to start a movement.
It’s Friday and there was a surf contest in town this week, which means much of the office we share with Surfer and Surfing magazines is vacant. At times like these we are able to find a wee bit of time to actually click the links our friends email us. Here are three of the […]