Training Ride 101 – Total Recovery

Training Ride 101 – Total Recovery

A Recovery Ride? Really?  Thursday evening's ride is touted as a Mellow Out ride.  Unfortunately, that never really happens.  Usually, some jerk hits it full gas on the first dirt…
Nature Boy’s Giant  TCX Advanced 1

Nature Boy’s Giant TCX Advanced 1

Nature Boy's 2014 Giant TCX Advanced 1 This isn't the most exotic machine you'll come across.  But the bike and its owner get the job done.  In fact, since the…
FarmerG’s Zukas Cycles CX Bike

FarmerG’s Zukas Cycles CX Bike

Zukas Cycles CX Bike FarmerG is a cool dude.  He also happens to be a pretty handy bike racer, including wins and podiums in 2014 50+ UltraCX races such as…
Scott’s Niner BSB 9 RDO

Scott’s Niner BSB 9 RDO

Scott's Niner BSB 9 RDO Scott, a Florida based Gainesvilleite, is another convert to the world of dirt, limerock and gravel cycling and racing. After much deliberation, Scott chose the…
Jimbo’s 26″ Frankenbike

Jimbo’s 26″ Frankenbike

Jimbo's 26" Frankenbike This bicycle is living proof you don't need to spend a bunch of money, to have a fun and reliable machine to crush dirt, limerock and gravel.…
Justin Lowe’s Iron Cross XII Race Rig

Justin Lowe’s Iron Cross XII Race Rig

If you haven't heard Justin's name before, take a gander at the results list for Iron Cross XII, 2014. Fourth fastest overall, 4:11:45 ride time, amazing stuff.  Justin is 37yo,…
Retro Gravel Grinding & Drop Bars

Retro Gravel Grinding & Drop Bars

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1987 Bridgestone MB-1

Whilst browsing through a July 1987 copy of Bicycling Magazine in the reading room,  I stumbled across an article about a new bike for the time, the Bridgestone MB-1.

“Fat Tires Meet Drop Bars”

Correct me if I’m wrong, this bicycle appeared before John Tomac was spotted running drop bars during the 1990 NORBA MTB season.