I hate Press Fit bottom brackets. But….here’s the rub: it’s fair to say that the Press Fit bottom bracket will soon be the only bottom bracket in the future. Accordingly, I’m on a mission to find the best of this breed. Today’s candidate? Chris King’s Press Fit 24 model.
It’s taken some time—and a helluva lot of blood and urine—but the winner of Lance Armstrong’s rescinded Tour de France titles has finally been found.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 […]
Friends don’t let friends ride "hangry", it can be messy. Educate yourself and always carry extra food. You never know when a low, blood-sugar emergency will have you pinning down a friend on trail, stuffing food into their mouth and yelling ‘the power of Christ compels you’.
I met Chris McNally for the first time at last year’s Tour of California. We were both riding up to Glendora Ridge Road to catch the Tour of California on their way up to Mt. Baldy. I was particularly jealous of his Volkswagen Westfalia. I don’t remember much else. It was quite hot and Rapha […]
Here's Garett Buehler's segment from Barred For Life 2, brought to you by Joystick and SR Suntour.
Bike industry fixture Keith Bontrager recently declared at Bike Magazine’s ‘Ask A Founder’ event hosted at Mission Workshop that “the bike industry is a fashion industry.” Before you take umbrage to that statement, let’s get one thing straight—he’s right, of course.
Words || Gary J Boulanger California native Greg LeMond won his first of three Tours de France in 1986, a breakout year for American cycling. Team 7-Eleven took the leader’s yellow jersey in their debut, when Canadian Alex Stieda broke away on a short, 53-mile stage to claim every jersey on offer. LeMond see-sawed his […]
Scott Sports has abandoned 26-inch hoops in favor of the larger 27.5 and 29-inch options on all of its trail, all-mountain and XC mountain bikes, leaving the smaller wheel size available only on its DH Rambler, Voltage freeride and dirtjump bikes and a few entry-level Aspects.
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 […]
More frolicsome than its serious, speed-seeking counterparts, this bike has solid parts that make it good value.