Halloween and ‘cross races go together like kool-aid mix and water, especially in Portland.
“A collaborative collective of businesses in Minneapolis, Minnesota go beyond retail and thrive in a community built by each other and those around them. In 2010 Angry Catfish Bicycle Shop + Coffee Bar(ACF) opened to accolades amongst its local patrons and followers across the country with a simple concept to provide the best bicycles, coffee, and environment to enjoy them possible. Not long after the launch of ACF Mend Provisions, a life style fly fishing, men’s apparel, and outdoor goods brand was created and opened around the corner from ACF. Mend was followed by Northern Frameworks the in house frame/bicycle company to Angry Catfish allowing a curated, tailor-made bicycle experience with in the brick and mortar retail establishment in South Minneapolis. Finally in 2017 Northern Coffeeworks took an already refined third wave coffee model offered and ACF and added locale sources food and beverage in a Minneapolis Downtown East setting. The teams of all four businesses not only work together, but also eat, drink, and play together and with their community at large. ”
These guys are the best. Smoochies, Josh!
Overlanding is a dirty word, right there with “adventure” and “epic,” yet I can see how all three might apply in the latest Roads Less Traveled video.
Dustin from Cadence and Matt Reyes head out on Matt’s first dirt ride, manning Dustin’s P-29r.
Outer Shell has been putting out some truly innovative products since Kyle first began the brand, including my favorite on the bike camera bag and now, these new Pico Panniers, which utilize a unique mounting system are sure to be a hit. Path Less Pedaled takes an up close and personal look at these new bags.
Kym just uploaded this great video weighing in on the pros and cons of ‘cross racing, featuring clips from Nittany, DCCX and Bandit Cross at the NACCC NYC.
Nicholas Karwoski recorded Benedict’s “Fred Talk” dubbed “The bicycle, a vehicular philosophy of simplification” that took place at this year’s Philly Bike Expo. Topping in at over 80 minutes, this might be a bit ambitious for you to tackle in one go, but definitely give it a listen. Thanks to Nicholas for pulling this together!
Well, I always said if Mission Workshop ever made jeans, they’d be the best on the market. And that’s exactly what they are, the best jeans I’ve ever worn. These jeans are made in Los Angeles, from an advanced stretch-woven fabric developed exclusively for Mission Workshop by Mectex S.p.a. at their mill near Lake Como in Italy. Best of all, they’re guaranteed forever. In stock now in black or navy, at Mission Workshop.
Here’s the latest video profile from Freehub Magazine:
“Maintaining 100 miles of trail is not easy, a fact Ben Horan knows all too well. As Executive Director of MTB Missoula, he is an advocate for both our land and our sport, working with countless others to ensure that our trails not only exist, but thrive.”
I’m really enjoying these videos, guys! Keep them coming.
Continuing the Rapha Rides Japan series is Osaka, one of the most beautiful cities I’ve been to in the country.