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A Different Kind of Coffee Routine: Espresso Forge is Owned and Run by Cyclists

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A Different Kind of Coffee Routine: Espresso Forge is Owned and Run by Cyclists

I value my coffee ritual each morning. As I’m sure, many of you do. The five minutes it takes me to make my americano/long black in the morning is a way to ease into a busy day. I’ve been using the Espresso Forge for the past year and couldn’t be happier. It’s not compact enough for on-the-bike outings, but I throw it in a bag and bring it on the road when I travel for events, car camp, or photoshoots.

Let’s take a look at this unique no-nonsense product that makes a killer shot of espresso…

An Evolved Steel Trail Bike: REEB Cycles SST Full Suspension Review

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An Evolved Steel Trail Bike: REEB Cycles SST Full Suspension Review

While steel full-suspension bikes are nothing new, there has been a resurgence in recent years with many small framebuilders making trail-ready, competent bikes that leave their genetic predecessors in the proverbial dust. When I first rode a Starling Murmur in 2019, I wasn’t prepared for how engaged I felt with the trail or the flex and movement the Murmur provided. If you like the feel of steel hardtails or gravel bikes, chances are you’ll vibe more with a steel full-suspension than a carbon model.

These bikes are incredibly niche (though you can find them being made in workshops worldwide), and they still feel like a product from a cottage industry, not an engineered machine. It wasn’t until I spent some time with the REEB Cycles SST that I felt like steel full suspension bikes had finally leaped into the next stage of their evolutionary process. Let’s take a look at the SST below.

The Radavist 2023 Calendar: January

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The Radavist 2023 Calendar: January

“Mojave” is the first layout of the Radavist 2023 Calendar. We’re now in our tenth year of doing calendars! It was shot with a Sony A9ii and a Sony 70-200 lens in California’s Mojave Desert. Photographed by John Watson.

“Spend enough time in dry and arid places and you’ll welcome weather events. As a storm system rolled in where John and Cari were camping for New Years Eve, they received quite the light show…”

For a high-res JPG, suitable for print and desktop wallpaper*, right-click and save link as – The Radavist 2023 – January. Please, this photo is for personal use only!
(*set background to white and center for optimal coverage)

The mobile background this month is a vertical crop of this photo. Click here to download January’s Mobile Wallpaper.