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Jeff in PetroMetro's Look 595

Guest Article: Jeff in PetroMetro’s Look 595

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Not only do most of us have a tale of our Cycling Sensei, but we also generally have a story for how we came into our current Bike Number 1. Those of us who were online last week probably noticed Jeff’s manic posts regarding a Look that he spotted at a big-box retailer, for a…

Tomma with Black Velos

Guest Article: Ron’s Tommasini

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In our first installment of reader-submitted The Bikes articles, we bring you this drool-worthy Tommasini, fully equipped with Delta brakes, classic-bend bars, a Regal saddle, and three-cross wheels. Ron takes us through a story of how being the Cycling Sensei sometimes works out to the benefit of not just the student, but also the teacher. Enjoy. Yours…

Obsession finds it's way into your mind almost completely unnoticed.

Bar-O-Phelia

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It starts with a casual observation. You hardly even noticed when it happened, but something shifted in your mind. A bit later the same observation is made again, this time in a slightly different context. It happens again and again and the observations layer atop one another like sheets of tracing paper that, when flattened…

It might be a bit sad now, but wait till you see what's in store for the old girl!

Il Progetto, The Project

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I’ve spent a lot of time of late looking at ‘vintage’ road bikes on the interwebs. It all started when thinking about what my ‘dream bike’ would be, and invariably the frame material of choice was steel. Beautiful modern-day frames from the likes of Baum, Speedvagen and Italian classics Colnago and De Rosa were high…

Specialized S-Works Classic Tape

Tape-O-Philia*

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Nothing says “amateur” more than an imperfect handlebar tape job. A review of Specialized S-Works Handle bar tape

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