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Laterally stiff yet vertically compliant

I think I’ve written this before, but I’ll write it again: “Bike Snob NYC has outdone himself.” Go read his BSNYC 2008 Dream Bike Shootout. Here’s a sample of comments that Bike Snob received in response to his article: “Tea out of my nose in the office.” “i just threw up in my handlebar bag.” read more »


SF Bay Area Bike Share tweeted this photo of their warehouse this morning. Which for some funny reason reminded me of this. Or perhaps these are a little more apropos. Is Bike Share a secret war on cars inflicted on hapless innocents who are hated by the elitist socialists in positions of political power? Or read more »

I need a faster bicycle

I need a new bicycle. Consider the evidence: I’ve been caught and passed on Foothill Expressway this week by – A large fella on a Trek Navigator hybrid bike with monster panniers; A teen school girl with big foppy sneakers on a blue, full suspension Bike Shaped Object (BSO) with a squeaky chain; Mr Bean; read more »

$1900 Carbon Fiber Wal-Mart bicycle

Found via CycleCluster: The Corsa FC carbon fiber road bike is built with a high quality Shimano Ultegra drivetrain and Shimano 105, ITM, Ritchey,and Sella Italia components. Carbon fiber absorbs road vibrations providing a smooth floating ride. At the same time, carbon fiber is a rigid material that maximizes the transfer of power from your read more »