Search and State’s performance road jersey, the S2-R is back this year with a new colorway and its signature details. All S2R’s feature Coldblack technology on the fabric surface which is SPF 30+ and also acts to block up to 90% of the sun’s rays and reduce fabric surface temps by up to 9 degrees. These jerseys feature a five-pocket design (3 in the rear and 2 side-seam stash pockets) a full length locking Riri zipper, exterior locker loop, and premium silicone waist elastic. They’re made in NYC, offer 30-day no questions asked returns and in stock now at Search and State.
The Readers Write is a short-form feature where readers can write about their local rides, submit photos, and course routes, lowering the barrier for entry with sharing stories here on the Radavist. It’s a new feature we’re implementing in 2020 but have yet to set up the infrastructure for submissions, so sit tight!
Convincing folks to do a group ride is difficult enough during daylight hours in nice weather conditions, but as the nights grow longer and colder, finding a crew to roll with becomes damn near impossible. Enter the New York Pizza and Dynamo Society (NYPDS): A group of cyclists dedicated to exploring some of our city’s finest eateries, exclusively by the light of kinetically-driven lamps.
I, along with a few other eccentrics, have been dreaming of the idea of a small wheeled bikepacking rig for years. If you have ever had to box up your 29+ or other fat-tired bike for international travel in a small box, under 50 pounds, then you understand how annoying and stressful that can be. In my mind’s eye, I saw a 20” minivelo with a massive triangle floating on 3”-4” tires, maybe even a Ritchey Breakaway style seatpost break if I was truly dreaming. Minivelos have been around for quite some time, but they have almost always had rim brakes which limited their tire clearance and thusly my interest. When Velo Orange dropped photos of their new bike, I was drooling, my mind racing with ideas.
In news that no one has to be surprised at, Vice takes a look at the top 10 most dangerous cities for cycling in an interesting, yet terrifying article. As someone who calls Los Angeles home, I must say I’m not surprised, but like the article notes, cycling is the answer to helping save the environment we’re all aware of, yet we’ve got a long way to go to make streets safer…
“In 2019, more and more cities across America are encouraging their residents to commute by bicycle. Cycling, of course, is good for the environment in terms of reducing pollution from car-dominant streets, and it’s a healthier way to travel.
But cities gaining new cyclists are quickly, tragically finding that they do not have the proper infrastructure to keep them safe. Cyclist fatalities have gone up 25 percent across the U.S. since 2010, and up 10 percent in 2018 itself, while all other traffic fatalities have decreased.”
Read on at Vice.
When Alpacka Raft approached me about shooting a trip to New York, my mind started running with places upstate I had heard so much about in the past. But, that was quickly tempered as I inquired further to find out that they intended to raft the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Sometimes you just need to push the reset button on life by going for a ride with friends, open landscapes and the freedom that comes from blocking off your calendar for the day. Leave work at the train station, hop on the train and come back refreshed and ready to tackle your next goal.
Inside / Out at Horse Cycles
The Idea for this bike and trip transpired from a casual conversation at NAHBS in Hartford. I approached Thomas from Horse Cycles at his stunning booth filled with some of my favorite bikes at the the show and we began talking about the yet to be released ENVE Gravel Fork and Gravel Bar. Thomas quickly started to show me photos of his freshly built cabin in Upstate New York surrounded by a beautiful landscape littered with some amazing gravel roads. That was the moment I knew I wanted to get out to New York for some riding with him and I knew I wanted it to be on a Horse Frame.
Terry takes us on a ride in NYC with Cooper Ray.
In an era where events are covered almost exclusively by digital cameras, Crazy Nick takes to the messenger community in NYC with his Polaroid camera.
… but the events have already begun so be sure you head over to the Bicycle Film Festival to buy tickets and to see the schedule!
Can’t say I’ve seen this before!
Rather than ticketing cyclists in NYC, Casey Neistat wants the NYPD to fix the problems.
Terry’s ability to capture dense urban riding on track bikes is unmatched these days and in his latest cut, he takes to the streets of New York City for Monster Track XIX. If you wanna see more, he’s got a rough cut posted as well.
… thanks to Terry for making these videos, which beautifully capture this beautiful city.
… nothing can take away that city’s pride! Great video, Harrison!
… and it’s a good one! Check out some BTS footage at Youtube.
I love Terry’s 4K Chasing series and I love seeing Cardiel riding a bike. In this video, Cards joins Matt Reyes in NYC.
Terry continues his 4K Chasing series with Stoked Johnny, while he worked a chill cargo bike shift for Samurai Messenger Service.