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 Really impressed at how well this wheel/tire combo handles in the rain with crosswind. #WheelTalk #WheelTalkRoad #iamspecialized  Texas, I dig what you've got going on. #WheelTalk #WheelTalkRoad #OutsideIsFree  One day I plan on putting all these roundels on a jersey. #WheelTalk #RaphaRising #WheelTalkRoad  Happy Labor Day everyone. ✌️#WheelTalk #WheelTalkRoad #OutsideIsFree
 Sometimes you get more than just dirt and road grime on your bike. #WheelTalk #WheelTalkRoad #iamspecialized  Made a chocolate chip cookie pitstop on my way to work. #WheelTalkRoad #WheelTalk  Brought home some flowers for @asymmetriq ❤️ #WheelTalk #WheelTalkRoad  It's new bike week for @bexcoh #WheelTalk #WheelTalkRoad #iamspecialized

Wheel Talk Road

Ride hard. Have fun. Drink bier.


Not NAHBS But Still NAHBs

A few weeks back while everyone was posting their NAHBS write-ups I spent the afternoon with local custom frame builder Matt Mowat of Paramour Bicycles. It was a good afternoon with great conversation ranging from bikes, bike history, frame building, beer, and places to ride in Austin.

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Still Speechless


Last week I was contacted by Specialized to come to their headquarters in Morgan Hill to come chat and take a tour of their facilities. I wasn’t too sure what to expect honestly. In the email conversations all they specified was that we would be chatting and taking a tour of their facility. I had not stepped foot in their HQ since 2009, so I was obviously excited.

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The Stolen Ride


It was a rainy Thursday morning when I got to work in San Francisco. For the past few weeks I have been doing my new daily commute of taking CalTrain from Gilroy to San Francisco and then taking CalTrain to San Jose after work and riding the remaining 21 miles to Gilroy. On this Thursday I locked my bike up like I had multiple times before. I had a couple of assumptions. First, I never had any issues locking up my bike at work since the bike rack was wedged between our building and Charles Schwab building. Why should today be any different?  Second, I figured since there were two cameras pointed at the racks no one would really try to steal a bike in such a high traffic/high visibility site. With these security measures why should I use the bike cage in the garage of the building?

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Van Gogh Bike Path


In Brabant, the Dutch county where Van Gogh was born, is a bike path that gives riders a scene from The Starry Night as they ride home.

The path lights up with a combination of glow-in-the-dark pebbles and solar-powered LED’s.

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