REVIEW: The Campagnolo Cavatappi (the BIG Corkscrew)

REVIEW: The Campagnolo Cavatappi (the BIG Corkscrew)

People may ask which of Tullio Campagnolo’s inventions are the most important; the quick release allowing gears to be changed more easily in the pre-derailleur days, or the Gran Sport (and later Record & Super Record) rear derailleurs. One may even debate who has had a bigger impact on cycling, Campagnolo or Shimano … and […]

REVIEW: Santa Cruz Stigmata

REVIEW: Santa Cruz Stigmata

I’m an old-school roadie. That means that I tend to favor lugged steel frames, Campagnolo components, and tubular wheels & tires, so it has to take something special to get me to make a change. My primary ride for many years has been a 2003 Richard Sachs Signature road bike, initially built up with a […]

A View From the Rear: Mavic Neutral Service

A View From the Rear: Mavic Neutral Service

“Neutral Service” is a phrase that likely had the father of the Tour de France, Henri Desgrange, turning over in his grave when the first Mavic Neutral Service car became part of the caravan behind the peloton at the 1973 Paris-Nice. In the early years of the Tour, riders were responsible for conducting their own […]

Crusher in the Tushar 2017 – Holcomb Wins Women’s Category; Squire Three-peats in the Men’s – Report, Results, Photos

Crusher in the Tushar 2017 – Holcomb Wins Women’s Category; Squire Three-peats in the Men’s – Report, Results, Photos

Beaver, Utah – July 8, 2017 – In the small town of Beaver, Utah, the second Saturday of July can only mean one thing; it’s time for another invasion of those crazy bike racers for the Beaver County Travel Council Crusher in the Tushar, presented by DNA Cycling. The epic road and dirt race has […]