Category Archives: road bike
Sunset Chasing Southern California’s Best – Ryan Wilson and Sean Talkington
And better

Sunset Chasing Southern California’s Best
Photos by Ryan Wilson and Sean Talkington. Words by Sean Talkington.

Ryan and I recently planned a ride up Highway 39 to get some “work” done. We needed to shoot some of the Team Dream products in their natural habitat (shameless self promotion #1). We asked our friend Jackie to come along as a lady model. Jackie originally wanted 10K in cash (up front!) to model but settled for a turkey sandwich (also up front!) instead.

This ride is (in our opinion) the absolute hands down best climb in all of Southern California. The road used to be closed to cars a few years back and in those days you could do the bulk of the twisty climb without ever seeing another human. It was really post apocalyptic feeling back then. Now the 39 is open to motor vehicles until just after Crystal Lake, but even with the occasional “Fast And The Furious” car ripping by you every so often, this climb is still easily #1.


Dec 10, 2014 38 comments
The South Coast on the Specialized Diverge

I couldn’t imagine riding with a camera bag of that size, but kudos to these guys from Cycle Atlas for hauling their own load. You rarely see that these days, especially with footage like this.

New South Wales’ South Coast is captured magnificently in this video and it really matches with how everyday people would use a bike like the Diverge.

Dec 10, 2014 5 comments
Col Collective: Col du Glandon

The Col Collective returns with the Col du Glandon, a 19.7km climb with grades spiking to 11% and a total gain of 1,441m. At least the view’s not too bad!

Dec 8, 2014 Comments are OFF
The Col Collective: Passo Gavia

This famous climb has seen many a great moments in cycling, including the ’88 Giro when photos of a frozen Andy Hampsten circulated the globe. The Col Collective takes on Passo Gavia for their latest video…

Nov 26, 2014 1 comment