Author Archives: "PavedStaff"
September 2012 — A few weeks ago, we took the opportunity to travel to British Columbia to present Paved and Bike magazine photographer Stephen Wilde with a framed cover of the Fall issue. It features one of his images shot while on assignment for the ‘Zen to Zero’ story that can be found inside the
By Colin O’Brien As the dust settles on the 100th edition of the Tour de France, what better way to banish those post-Grande Boucle blues than a book recounting every single edition since the race was conceived? British journalist Ellis Bacon has compiled an interesting, year-by-year look the Tour’s evolution, from 1903 to the present
The 100th edition of the Tour de France officially finished. That means there’s no longer any real reason—or excuse—to get up early and sit in front of the television for hours on end. We understand that you might be feeling a bit lost about now without your daily Tour de France fix. But Minitour is
The Global Cycling Network goes behind the scenes with Team Orica-GreenEdge to take a look at how Tour mechanics keep thier riders’ bikes running smoothly for 2000+ kilometers.
By Stevil Kinevil | Photos: ASO/B. Bade Editor’s note: In case you haven’t been following along, we asked Paved columnist Stevil Kinevil to provide us with expert commentary on this year’s Tour de France—without actually watching any of it. Perhaps that doesn’t seem like the best plan, but consider this: On Tuesday, July 16, Stevil
It’s taken some time—and a helluva lot of blood and urine—but the winner of Lance Armstrong’s rescinded Tour de France titles has finally been found. Folks, it appears cycling has found its true champion—not to mention a return to its roots. Tour de France Champion with Horatio Sanz from Horatio Sanz
By Vernon Felton | Photography by Geoff Waugh Americans make a big deal of our zeal for football—a sport we claim to love with unrivaled passion. Within that world of chest-painting, foam-finger-waving, Bud-drinkin’ fandom, none are more devout than members of the Raider Nation. I know this because I spent four years swabbing post-Raiders’ game
Join Mission Workshop and Argonaut Cycles this Friday for a presentation from Argonaut Cycles and a Q&A with founder, Ben Farver. Come learn how Argonaut is redefining ride quality and see a ‘Space Bike’ in person. Following a similar format to Bike Magazine‘s ‘Ask A Founder’ series it should be a great way to get
By Michael DiGregorio | Photos by Kristof Ramon There are those rare, almost crystalline moments when, despite 20-plus hours in a commercial airliner, followed closely by another five breakneck hours hauling over broad cols and ripping through intimate Southern French villages in a beater Renault, that it all remarkably lines up. First, there’s the one
Launched in April of 2012, in San Francisco and New York, Spinlister introduced the world to peer-to-peer bike sharing. Based on a model similar to Airbnb, and on-demand ridesharing services like Lyft, Spinlister now allows users to rent bikes all across the United States as well as over 40 countries abroad. Now, with the introduction
Photo: ASO/P.Perreve Ed. Note: We’ve enlisted the quill of Paved columnist Stevil Kinevil to update us regarding all the happenings in that bike race over in France—except he hasn’t watched any of it. If you missed last week’s installment, you can catch up here. By Stevil Kinevil Stage 8 — When last we were together,
Ed. Note: We’ve enlisted the quill of Paved columnist Stevil Kinevil to update us regarding all the happenings going on in that bike race over in France—except he hasn’t watched any of it. Stage 1– A bus crashed, lots of riders crashed, my computer crashed, Marcel Kittel won, those who bet against him crashed. I