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Schwalbe's ProCore System - Another take on Tubeless?

Admittedly, I think too often about tires. I was excited to talk to the guys from Schwalbe, at NAHBS 2015, about their ProCore System… 522 more words


Race With Your Inner GRRRR-XTERRA Tiger

Are you an Auburn fan or Alabama fan? Well, regardless of whether you yell “War Eagle!” or “Roll Tide!”, you can race an XTERRA near both of these colleges and their names reflect their alma maters. 1,108 more words


Pushing Mammoth

After a thousand miles using the Clement MSO tires, and an unfortunate rim shredding with forgotten brake pads, it was time to rebuild my wheels.  I really like the Clements, so they will likely go back on after the Oregon Outback, but the bike is built for bigger tires, and  I have a couple bikes that are lighter and more roadish.   428 more words


Blog57-RTW gear review


Jeremiah Watt, an RTW adventure cyclist, says like almost everyone who tackles a long and epic adventure such as around the world by bicycle, will end with an opinion on gear and the needs for a cyclist as he travels. 2,212 more words

Rainy Dogs and Drafting-XTERRA Hickory Knob

XTERRA Hickory Knob always seems to fight with mother nature.  Last year it was a layer of pollen so thick on the trail it crunched.  The year before, we had brutal rain, freezing water and just all-around cold.  1,580 more words


XV.006 –

Sometimes you instantly gel with people – you’re on the same wavelength or whatever…

A year ago I was on a new team and I asked my sponsor for a 29er. 550 more words

Bike Racing

A Tyring Dilemma

If you’ve been around vintage British three speeds enough, you’ll know that they use a “peculiar” tire size: colloquially referred to as 26″ x 1 3/8″, it’s also known as 650A, ISO 590, and EA3. 436 more words