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I almost don’t want to show you these, because as you might have guessed, they were a gift to “friends and family” of Bike Mag. Ever since architecture school, where I explored WWI razzle dazzle camouflage and its potential for a building’s façade I fell in love with the seemingly random pattern language. Since then I’ve enjoyed seeing it appear literally all over pop culture and now, the cycling industry.
My favorite dirt shoes are the Empire VR90s and while I’ll always default on black, these shoes are a piece of art. I’m honored to own a pair so to the crew at Giro and Bike Mag, thanks for making them happen! Check out more photos below.
Ten years, ten hills, ten attempts at proving yourself to your peers that you’re a fast mofo. Or just an excuse to wake up at 6:30am on a Sunday to ride bikes up the steepest hills in Los Angeles with a bunch of like-minded individuals. I’ve heard of this event before. Year after year, it’s organized by Matt Ruscigno, an ex-BMXr from the NorthEast, which is where the S&M bikes reference comes from: “Feel My Legs I’m a Racer…”
The human condition of putting oneself through excruciating pain for personal betterment is something that Matt taps into with Feel My Legs. You don’t have to win the day’s ten climbs to feel a sense of accomplishment. In fact, for many of the racers, just making it up Fargo Street (the steepest residential street in California) was enough.
My morning began with coffee and a scone. Ok, two scones. Then I hopped on my touring bike, loaded up my camera equipment and went to the start of the event. I could only tag along for the first five climbs but I pretty good grasp on the event…
The title of this post comes from an email someone just sent over that ended with “Have a great weekend in your new LA backyard!” I felt it was a good segue into some photos I shot today with my buddy Hans up in the Verdugo mountains, just a 20 minute pedal from my front door.
Weekends are great like that. Hope you’re taking advantage of the short days.
Enter the CXORCIST
Photos by Stefan Feldman & Warren Fentonand, words by Kyle Scully
This past January, I flew from balmy Vancouver BC to a surprisingly frigid Austin TX to hang out at the US Cyclocross National Championships. The trip itinerary included meeting friends from the internet, watching some racing (the ones that didn’t get cancelled), and most importantly, racing John’s Crash Nationals Race. Unsanctioned “Bandit Cross” style races were new to me at this point in time and I didn’t really know what to expect… (more…)
I don’t get to ride my road bike up in these parts often, but when I do, I really fall in love with Northern California all over again. Today we took off for the coast, via a bunch of back roads before jammin’ back inland via the Russian River. Chilled wine, herbal supplements and baked goods a plenty were consumed. Corners were cooked and freehubs sated. It was a good time with old friends and new. Road bikes are rad…
If you’ve never ridden in this part of the country, you really have to. Next time I’m bringing my mountain bike!
MANY MANY thanks to Chris King, Chris Diminno from Gourmet Century for catering this weekend, Argonaut Cycles and John from Santa Rosa for sharing his local routes with us!
Photos by Marc McShane
A reader sent this along and I am completely floored about how beautiful this Flickr stream is. If you’ve got the itch to hop on a tour this spring, check out Marc McShane’s photography!
Back in 2012, photographer Nick Czerula visited frame builder Richard Sachs and photographed him and his work space. It wasn’t until recently that his work was reformated to fit a long-form narrative. Head over to see all of Nick’s words and photos!
Like seeing photos from inside frame builder’s spaces and finding out what makes them tick? Check out this great article on Stinner Frameworks from Black Sheep Cycling!
This is the eleventh layout of the Radavist 2015 Calendar, entitled “Tandemonium”. The camera and location are noted on the bottom left of the document.
3…2…1… take-off! Too bad this ship didn’t land as smoothly as it was jettisoned. Tandems are fun, both to ride and to photograph with this photo in particular getting a lot of requests for the calendar. Ask and you shall receive.
Miss this story? Check it out at Tandemonium on Lukens.
For a high-res JPG, suitable for print and desktop wallpaper*, right click and save link as – The Radavist 2015 Calendar – November. Please, this photo is for personal use only!
(*set background to white and center for optimal coverage)
Photo by Bruce Buckley
Do you like Dan Chabanov and Richard Sachs’ Cyclocross Team? I sure do. Right now over at CX Hairs, there’s a great interview up with Dan. I highly suggest you check it out…