Riding to work through winter this year has been a challenge. Once the wet season hit, the first thing I did was hang up my road bike, switching over to my 29″ mountain bike full time. To make the frequent rain bearable I installed the Blackburn Central Full Fender Set. Full fenders weren’t always available […]
When the wet season hit us in Portland, the first thing I did was hang up my road bike. The lack of clearance for full fenders and *gasp* rim brakes made changing over to my 29″ mountain bike a no-brainer. Ideally though, I’d build up a do-it-all road bike. While not the most frugal option, the Waypoint […]
After years of riding with cold and numb toes, we finally invested in weather resistant shoes; the Shimano MW7 winter shoes have been our salvation.
We’re often asked advice on what types of bikes to buy. This is never an easy question to answer, and my first response is ask more questions in order to formulate a proper recommendation. Road or dirt? Trail riding? Pavement? A commuter? Who are you planning to ride with? And of course, “how much are […]