Monthly Archives: May 2012

650c Wheels – A Little Bit of History

A few weeks ago, a friend dumped a pile of old cycling magazines on my doorstep. Two articles I read about 650 wheels were quite fascinating and I think provide some insight into our perception of 650 today. When they

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Refurbishing an Older Terry Road Bicycle

I’m often contacted by the owner of an older Terry bicycle who’s interested in purchasing a new bicycle. Terry bicycle customers are incredibly loyal — they want to continue riding the brand because of its fit and feel, but may

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The Effect of Sloping Top Tubes

You probably never think about it, but at one time, it was rare for a bike to have anything but a level, horizontal top tube. In the early 90’s, sloping top tubes gradually found their way into the market and

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Di2 Electronic Shifting – Is Shimano Missing a Market?

Ultegra Di2

Slowly but surely, Shimano has been adding electronic shifting to its product line. It started with Dura-Ace and is now available in Ultegra.  Apparently it will find its way into the Alfine group in 2013.  There’s certainly been a lot

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