June, 2014

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Lately, I’ve been reading quite a lot about the rolling resistance of wider tires. Many experts in this field are concluding that, contrary to our intuitive bias, wider tires are as fast or faster than skinny tires! Yes, the right 30mm tire could actually be faster than a 21mm tire! How can this be? Bicycle … continue reading

‘A velo’ in Alsace

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While I’m always up for a climbing sufferfest in the Dolomites, the Sierras, Mallorca(or anywhere else that can deliver some triple-chain-worthy grades), sometimes it’s nice to switch off the slow twitch muscles. Try Alsace when your legs need a break.  ‘A velo’ you can meander narrow roads winding through stunning vineyards where the only vehicles … continue reading