Archive | December, 2010

Meet Nathan Haley.

The other day a nice British fellow named Nathan stopped by the shop. He’s in the middle of a multi-year, 25,000 mile bicycle tour from Alaska to the tip of South America. He stopped by for a new saddle and we invited him to our shop Christmas party which happened to be that same night. […]

New Touring Tires

After using primarily Schwalbe tires for the last several years, I recently was given a set of Continental TopContact tires from the German sales rep to try out.  These are Continental’s most advanced touring tires.  My pair are 26×1.9″, or a claimed 50mm wide in a folding bead and 800 grams, or about 140 grams […]