For most of 2018 I have been on an N+1 campaign, adding time trial bike, a full suspension mountain bike and a new road bike to my line up. That was N+3, or N+4 if you count my girlfriend's Focus Kao. But as the summer progressed, I started thinking about what my plans are for…Read more 3T Exploro First Ride Impressions
Over the past two plus years I built and sold a lot of custom wheels built around the Pacenti SL23 alloy clincher rim. The SL23 purported to be a wonderful new rim from American Kirk Pacenti. Co-developed by Fairwheel Bikes, the SL23 is a wide tubeless ready alloy rim with many attractive characteristics, including weight, braking…Read more Warranty woes
In the era of 11 speed hydraulic disc brake/shifters from SRAM and Shimano found on cyclocross bikes, like my very own Focus Mares CX 2.0, the bicycle manufacturers seem to be charging ahead of most aftermarket hub manufacturers. This makes it challenging when you're looking for a custom, lightweight, wheelset for cross racing. Right or…Read more What disc hub for cyclocross?