Tag Archives: Specialized

Shimano 105 5800 Upgrade

I’ve been running a 10 speed component group for awhile and while its worked well it never seemed to work exactly right.  I could replace the cables and adjust them all day but there always seemed to be a few … Continue reading

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Goodbye Six13 – Hello Tarmac

I’ve been riding my Cannondale Six13 for a few years now and I’ve really loved it.  It was really sad to see the little mark in the paint I discovered last year had become a full blown crack.  It appears … Continue reading

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Specialized Shoes 8.5 stiffness index

You know there is bliss in ignorance.  You don’t know how great something is if you’ve never had it.  I had no idea how important it was to always wear bike shorts until I actually had bike shorts to wear, I … Continue reading

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Frame Fitting

If you’ve been to any swanky bike shops lately you may notice the newest craze in upper end retail cyclery.  The exclusive fit session.  Back in the day the sales dude looked at you and said, “Yeah you’re probably a … Continue reading

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Reaping the benefits

Matt Gholson notices its easier to climb hills when he weighs less. Continue reading

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