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Tips, tricks, diatribes, and précis.


This week we feature this 2017 Santa Cruz Hightower 27.5+. This carbon ripper is made for the local trails. It’s built with Sram GX 1×11 with a Pike fork. Jim hand-built carbon Nextie Junglefox 52mm laced into Industry Nine Torch Boost hubs in an anodized orange to match with a Maxxis Minion on the front[…]

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This week we showcase Sam’s 2017 custom built S-Works Roubaix with the Future Shock. This bike was designed with SRAM Red 22 Hydraulic Disc Groupset. Built upon Zipp 303‘s this bike was made for speed while mixing in those gravel sections. It was finished off with a Zipp cockpit finely wrapped with 2.5mm thick Lizard Skins Bar Tape for increased shock absorption offering[…]

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Wednesday of last week was beautiful. A few of us enjoyed a 68 mile road ride with some leg twitching climbs iced into some gravel displaying bare knees and elbows. It was glorious. The following day, we were closed due to a weather system that walloped us with thick and back-achingly heavy snows that accumulated[…]

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This week we showcase this extraordinary build that was a long time in the making. The 2017 S-Works Roubaix with Future Shock. Sam spec’d this bike out using Dura Ace Di2  with a Quarq power meter. Eric meticulously built the frame upon Enve 4.5’s laced into DT Swiss 240s, and finished it off with S-Works[…]

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This week we showcase this unique Ventum One. Although we carry some of the best lines in the world, some customers seek out a brand that we don’t represent. This is an example of one such bike that was entrusted to our skilled mechanics. Originally built by Chris with Ultegra Di2 drivetrain and Profile Designs cockpit,[…]

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Under the leadership of Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, Watchung Reservation is being made great again. Chairman Bergen understands the importance of making open space available to local residents and the countless benefits that urban greenways offer to a healthy and vibrant community. The National Trails Training Partnership details two such benefits. Well taken care of[…]

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It’s cold out. And it happens every year. But that’s no excuse to let your fitness levels decline. The problem is the trainer is torture; well it used to be. Zwift is a cycling trainer game that enables you to link you turbo trainer up your computer, your iPad or iPhone, letting you ride with[…]

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