Filed under Biking/Cycling/Cyclocross

Vinokourov Zipps to Win!

After serving a two year blood doping suspension, Alexandre Vinokourov attacked the final 500 meters faster then his fellow competitor and secured a win for team Astana in the classic Liege-Bastogne-Liege.  It was a long day in the saddle but Vino proved to be the strongest over the 258km course powering his Specialized bike with … Continue reading

Super Magneto Man – Vainqueur!

In Connecticut this week and the weather isn’t cooperating for that road ride. Still cold and rainy where you are? Well, for Pete’s sake, I got just the cure. Virenquerize your legs with a CycleOps Supermagneto Pro Trainer. Just throw in a DVD of the 2003 Tour De France and climb those mountains like a king. … Continue reading

Blue AC1 SL Reviewed by Bicycling!

A top of the line, carbon fiber bicycle, the Blue AC1 SL, by Blue Competition Cycles, is designed with SFT2 Super Flow Tube Tech to increase aerodynamics and stiffen the ride, increasing power transfer.  The Aerus Conquest T1000/T800 high modulus carbon frame is light and fast.  With SRAM Red, the bike weighs in at less … Continue reading

Rolling through Bangkok on my new Zipp 303s!

Heading to the exotic location of Thailand this week to try out my new Zipp Speed Weaponry 303s. I’ve never been there before, should be exciting and some say biking is not such a bad idea.  Here is my plan.  First, I’ll zipp through the Silom district, dodging those 3-wheeled tuk-tuks and motosai lapjang (motorcycles). … Continue reading

Google Does It Again!

Love them or hate them, Google has added a new feature to their mapping, and I love it!  You can now select bicycling directions on Google maps, similar to their, “by car”, “by walking” and “by public transportation” route methods.  Users choose their starting and end points and Google does the rest of the work. … Continue reading

Adventures of the Mad Pete O’Gear

…time before I can relieve myself in an appropriate location. You know, it’s very important, ZOWIE, I just got hit by the ATLAS thunder BOLT. Well, one problem solved, good thing I had my SKINS on. (“help”, “help”, “help”, heard in the distance). DUGAST! Somebody needs me. It’s nice to be needed. Come on Pete, … Continue reading

Dugast – Getting them while they last!

The ultimate in cyclocross tires! Race on the ultimate tire for winners. Cotton casings provide the best ride quality, hand glued treads provide the traction. Dugast, the perfect combination of light weight and responsiveness. We’ve got: The Rhino in sizes ranging from 30mm, 32mm, and 34mm. The Typhoon in sizes ranging from 32mm and 34mm. … Continue reading

The new member of

Hi, my name is Yeager-san (Joel) and I’ve recently joined the team and thought I’d introduce myself. I’ve left the confines of an office desk job and now work in the outdoor industry, how exciting is that. I will no longer be commuting on a bus (which was sometimes stinky) and will now brave … Continue reading