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Super bike profile! Just to add clarification - it's never been demonstrated that the -11 speed chain is less strong or durable than the 10 speed versions (at least from what I can find or have heard). However, the 10 speed wheels for Shimano/SRAM wheels might be minutely stronger and more durable, considering the extra dish required for the 11th cog. Mud clogging might be an additional issue for the 11 speed, but spacing difference is so small, that is only theoretical.
1 month, 1 week ago on Nats Bike Profile: Phil Bannister’s 2015 Nationals-Winning Parlee CX Cyclocross Bike
This is great racing! Page's effort after the flat is courageous.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Powers in Austin: The King of American Cyclocross Reigns over the Mud – 2015 Cyclocross National Championship – Updated: Full Results, Full Report & Photo Gallery
Nokon segmented housing is another "compression-less" alternative and can perhaps work better with tight bends. It's light and flashy, but pricey, and some might question it's ability to resist dirt penetration, but it is fully lined FWIW.
7 months, 1 week ago on Looking for an Easy Upgrade? Try Compressionless Brake Housing-Mechanical Monday
Alex, thanks for the link. The photos for this review were taken when the shoe was relatively new. The key here is the Mavic shoe mated to the ATAC pedal prevents the denting. Inspection of the Fury sole after a few months of almost daily use reveals minimal marring from pedal-bail pressure, thanks to support from the sole's deep lugs. The Mavic ATAC pedal will do what ATAC pedals have always done to other shoes.
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Mavic Crossmax SL Pedal and Fury Shoe: Product Review
Nice interview! Commentary on live feed by @dopersuck said actually faster riding those stairs than running. Some dude posted to twitter feed about 0.3 sec
1 year, 1 month ago on Stair-Hopping Superstar: Cody “The Kid” Kaiser Explains His Technique and Newfound Fame
Colnago C59 disc with formula hydraulic discs and hacked Di2 10 speed. Looks like tubulars on the Vision carbon wheels. Flat pedals too!
1 year, 2 months ago on Martyn Ashton Video: Partying with Drop Bars, Skinny Tires, and a Disc Brake Colnago
@ChrisFallon Thanks for the comment. You're a well-informed reader and while we were doing this long-term review, we didn't even notice the new cleat was released this summer. I'll be putting the Easy Cleat option for a run (literally) in the next couple of weeks and will add to the review with an update.
1 year, 4 months ago on Long-Term Review: Look S-Track MTB / Cyclocross Pedals – A Stable, Mud-proof Option
@craigmacintyre I checked the release angle and find it closely matches the advertised of 15 degrees. We rode the S-Track with the standard included cleats without the optionally available composite cages, so indeed your statement is true. The shoe treads never contact the pedal, the interface is cleat to pedal only. With the cages, that will likely change. I've spoken to a pro bike fitter local to me about this and he began using the S-Track as his recommended mtb pedal soon after it came out for this very reason.
The Eroica sample I had rode better than the Grand Bois Cypress, it seems more supple-smoother on pavement in particular. However, Chris Clinton of Challenge told me we have a pre-production sample and the original review noted that there was no second red PPS layer inside the casing. That might change the review of the Eroica, espcially when comparing it to another tire. With the second belt, it may hold up to "vicious" gravel, but that remains to be seen. Even based on the pre-production sample, I would chose the Eroica over a Cypress for a ride that went off pavement. --Clifford
1 year, 10 months ago on Tire Review: Challenge Almanzo and Eroica Gravel Race Tires
What about Jonathan Page in 9th place?!
2 years, 1 month ago on Nash, Pauwels Take First Wins of 2013 at the Bpost Bank Trophy Cyclocross Baal UPDATED: Galleries, Results
This is awesome!
2 years, 11 months ago on J-Pow To Show His Softer Side Through Folk Album
This is awesome!