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 […]
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 […]
There are a lot of books out there that try to detail and capture urban cycling: Hurst’s the Art of Urban Cycling, Glowacz’s Urban Bikers’ Tips and Tricks, Culley’s The Immortal Class. Bike Snob NYC, the book by formerly anonymous blogger bikesnobnyc, tries to do the same, without much success.