Gear

Impractical Advice for purchasing a New Bike

In the end we all know it really comes down to…

Practical Advice for Purchasing a New Bicycle

Recently (like the past three years) I’ve been shopping for a new bike…

Dakine Hotlaps 5L Review: a Fanny Pack Apologia

The fanny pack—or lumbar bag or hip pack or whatever you want to call them…

So Long, Speedplay Syzr Pedals!

I’ve been riding a used pair of Syzrs…

Convert Your Old Surly Cross-Check to Gravel

This is a pretty easy conversion…

“Budget” Gravel-Mutt Bike Build

My gravel-mutt has gone through two major iterations…

Trek Checkpoint SL 7 Review: First Impressions

Here we go. Gravel race bike first impressions…

The Myth of The Budget Gravel Bike, or Deconstructing the Cheap Gravel Dream

I hate to burst your budget…