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Amsterdam City Touring

City Cycling Journal The euro horns of the police cars sounding off were the first thing I heard when stepping on the cobbled streets of Amsterdam. It was perfect, and it reminded me of an old daydream I had long … Read More

Believing Is Everything

Words unveiled from U.S. Tour We were on U.S.route 50 in the middle of the scorching hot Nevada desert. It must have been 90degrees plus in late July that day. The sun was basically melting our skin as we lugged … Read More

Paradise In Banff

Cycling & Photo Album The dramatic mountains here in Banff dominate the sky. The turquoise colored lakes surrounds the mountains floor, and snow that coat the summits. Plans for seeing the northern lights fell through as we entered shoulder season … Read More

Mastering The Lens: Bikepacking Photography

Bikepacking became influential to my photography. It constantly pushes me to rethink my craft. … Read More

ENVE G Series Gravel Handlebar

In my opinion, ENVE makes some of the finest parts for road cycling and mountain biking. They certainly do spark ENVY when I see bikes wrapped in their components. I was pleased to see they recently expanded the G series … Read More

Bontrager XXX Road Shoes Tested

Black cycling shoes are what most riders buy by default but I am a white cycling shoe snob. There is cycling etiquette to match helmet and shoe colors and some people wear white cycling shoes only on race days but … Read More

New Demand For Bike Sales

While the pandemic may be slowing down here in New York City, bike shops haven’t been. Bike shops in NYC and across the tri-state are flooded with bike sales as people are opting for bicycles as the “new norm” transportation … Read More

The Cardinal 100 Ride

One of my favorite moments bicycle touring is exploring a new place and finding new roads that I have never ridden before. Whether it be on a fat bike, gravel bike, or in this case my road bike, I love … Read More

First Ride with SRAM AXS and Santa Cruz Hightower

In 2019 SRAM released its new electronic AXS components that changed the mountain biking industry and pushed it in a new direction. I was excited to get my hands on a Santa Cruz Hightower that was fully equipped with the … Read More

Cycling, The Safest Transportation Alternative During a Pandemic

New York is the city that never sleeps, but in the last few weeks, the city snoozed and didn’t get up when the alarm went off. Once a place where honking horns is the norm and cyclists dodge traffic on … Read More

The All New Giant TCR Advanced

Giant released a new iteration of the TCR road bike that makes it lighter, stiffer, more aerodynamic, and packed with a range of options. Giant seemed to have taken a different approach to frame design and made the new TCR … Read More

The New 2021 Specialized Diverge Gravel Bike First Look

Specialized recently released the new Diverge with a redesigned frame geometry, more tire clearance with room for 700c & 650B wheels and a fun internal SWAT™ frame compartment to store a flat fix kit and other paraphilia. What I like … Read More

Shimano Announces The DEORE M6100 12-speed Series

Shimano recently announced the DEORE M6100 12-speed series that brings a new line of performance to the value category. This is going to open up so many new doors for new riders who want the latest tech at an affordable … Read More

Top 10 Essential Items for Every Road Ride

With only three pockets to work with on a cycling jersey, it’s always great to focus on bringing only the necessities for long days in the saddle. The goal for every road cyclist is to be as fast and aerodynamic … Read More