The Specialized Diverge and Giant AnyRoad are the first in an exciting new category of road bikes. There’s a new breed of road bike out there that I believe deserves a little more attention and a lot more credit than consumers have given it. These bikes are so new to the market that there isn’t […]
I recently sat down for a coffee with a friend of mine, Cat 1 cyclist and top level amateur triathlete Willy Gonzalez. This February Willy will be racing in the Vuelta a Cuba, which is a 14 day cycling stage race which attracts some of the top cyclists from Cuba and South America. While the […]
Its been a year now since the first wrist based optical heart monitors started to hit the fitness market with products like the Mio Fuse, the TomTom Runner, and the Fitbit Charge HR. That technology is now making its way over to more prominent run/activity devices like the Garmin Forerunner 235 and the new Fenix 3 HR. I’ve […]
My long term ride review of the Giant TCX SLR 2. Giant’s entry level race bred cyclocross bike that I’ve put through a Canadian autumn, which means sun, snow, mud, slush, and dry dirt. Any cyclist knows, as per Rule #12 of The Rules, the proper number of bikes to own is n+1, where n […]
After putting nearly 1500km in the saddle on the Trek Emonda SL6 I’m finally getting around to writing a review of it. Part of the reason its taken so long to write this review is because frankly, I’ve been too busy riding the SL6. It’s an amazing bike and over the next few paragraphs, I’ll […]
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