The Dustin Klein-Designed Cadence Colossi 2017 Team Track Frame

Dustin Klein is no stranger to frame embellishment and for this year’s track crit season, he put it to work. Cadence teamed up with Jan Kole’s framebuilding company Colossi. A former Dutch professional cyclist himself, Jan raced in Europe in the 70s and 80s before moving to China to establish Colossi with his son, Sander.

Together, Colossi and Cadence will have a presence at the US and European track crit circuit in the form of these Cadence Colossi 2017 team frames. Read the full press-release and see more photos below.

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Mar 22, 2017 3 comments
A Lil Frostbit Bike Camping

Watching this video reminds me of riding from Brooklyn to Philly a few times, a few years back. Northeast winters are so picturesque.

Mar 21, 2017 5 comments
SORRY SOLD OUT! Backcountry Byways Bottles

Inspired by the signage found on desert BLM roads outside of Death Valley, these Backcountry Byway bottles look like something out of Jodorowsky’s Dune storybook. These are in a very limited run, so you can swoop one bottle for $10 + shipping below. Because these are limited, there is a one bottle per person limit. PLEASE do not double order.

SORRY SOLD OUT!

Mar 21, 2017 11 comments
RockShox Brings Back the Judy with 27.5 / 29 Boost Compatibility

Sometimes the classics are worthy of a resurrection. The RockShox Judy Gold RL gives you the options for a 2.8″ tire on either a 27.5+ or 29+ platform and 80, 100 or 120mm of travel. The new and improved Judy uses Motion Control RL damping, Solo Air springs and OneLoc remote compatible. Expect these to hit your local dealer in April with a retail of $380-450. Check out more at RockShox.

Mar 21, 2017 1 comment
Raise the Road

Here’s a video about a few female cyclists in Chicago making the transition from commuting to something more…

Mar 21, 2017 1 comment
Back from a Desert Reset

Each year after NAHBS, I like to take some time off the bike and explore the desert. This year, Cari and I packed up the truck and took Max out to the Mojave Preserve for an extended weekend of exploration and observation. With all the rain we’ve had, it was a veritable vegetation overload. The flora and fauna were out in full force and consequently, both of our trigger fingers were happy. A high point for both of us were seeing three adult desert tortoises and reporting them to the local rangers who are tracking this endangered species’ recovery.

Mar 20, 2017 16 comments
Chris King’s New Limited Edition Colors

We’ve seen the bright and matte emerald color on the Moots from NAHBS, now here’s a look at all three limited edition colors from Chris King: matte black, matte slate and matte emerald. All three colors are available for ordering now. Limited Edition Matte Emerald is available for pre-order now and has a 40-day lead time. The last day to place an order for Matte Emerald is June 12, 2017, so holler at your local Chris King dealer today.

Mar 17, 2017 2 comments
Enjoy the Weekend!

Here’s a few photos from this morning’s TGIFGSC Free Coffee Friday ride. Remember, if you’re in Los Angeles, these rides leave every Friday morning from Intelligentsia coffee on Sunset avenue at 7:30am sharp. Follow Golden Saddle on Instagram for which bike to bring, as they announce each Thursday.

(more…)

Mar 17, 2017 5 comments
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The Dustin Klein-Designed Cadence Colossi 2017 Team Track Frame

Dustin Klein is no stranger to frame embellishment and for this year’s track crit season, he put it to work. Cadence teamed up with Jan Kole’s framebuilding company Colossi. A former Dutch professional cyclist himself, Jan raced in Europe in the 70s and 80s before moving to China to establish Colossi with his son, Sander.

Together, Colossi and Cadence will have a presence at the US and European track crit circuit in the form of these Cadence Colossi 2017 team frames. Read the full press-release and see more photos below.

(more…)

Mar 22, 2017 3 comments
A Lil Frostbit Bike Camping

Watching this video reminds me of riding from Brooklyn to Philly a few times, a few years back. Northeast winters are so picturesque.

Mar 21, 2017 5 comments
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SORRY SOLD OUT! Backcountry Byways Bottles

Inspired by the signage found on desert BLM roads outside of Death Valley, these Backcountry Byway bottles look like something out of Jodorowsky’s Dune storybook. These are in a very limited run, so you can swoop one bottle for $10 + shipping below. Because these are limited, there is a one bottle per person limit. PLEASE do not double order.

SORRY SOLD OUT!

Mar 21, 2017 11 comments
RockShox Brings Back the Judy with 27.5 / 29 Boost Compatibility

Sometimes the classics are worthy of a resurrection. The RockShox Judy Gold RL gives you the options for a 2.8″ tire on either a 27.5+ or 29+ platform and 80, 100 or 120mm of travel. The new and improved Judy uses Motion Control RL damping, Solo Air springs and OneLoc remote compatible. Expect these to hit your local dealer in April with a retail of $380-450. Check out more at RockShox.

Mar 21, 2017 1 comment
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Raise the Road

Here’s a video about a few female cyclists in Chicago making the transition from commuting to something more…

Mar 21, 2017 1 comment
Back from a Desert Reset

Each year after NAHBS, I like to take some time off the bike and explore the desert. This year, Cari and I packed up the truck and took Max out to the Mojave Preserve for an extended weekend of exploration and observation. With all the rain we’ve had, it was a veritable vegetation overload. The flora and fauna were out in full force and consequently, both of our trigger fingers were happy. A high point for both of us were seeing three adult desert tortoises and reporting them to the local rangers who are tracking this endangered species’ recovery.

Mar 20, 2017 16 comments
Chris King’s New Limited Edition Colors

We’ve seen the bright and matte emerald color on the Moots from NAHBS, now here’s a look at all three limited edition colors from Chris King: matte black, matte slate and matte emerald. All three colors are available for ordering now. Limited Edition Matte Emerald is available for pre-order now and has a 40-day lead time. The last day to place an order for Matte Emerald is June 12, 2017, so holler at your local Chris King dealer today.

Mar 17, 2017 2 comments
Enjoy the Weekend!

Here’s a few photos from this morning’s TGIFGSC Free Coffee Friday ride. Remember, if you’re in Los Angeles, these rides leave every Friday morning from Intelligentsia coffee on Sunset avenue at 7:30am sharp. Follow Golden Saddle on Instagram for which bike to bring, as they announce each Thursday.

(more…)

Mar 17, 2017 5 comments
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