Journal

Reflecting on Essential Visibility: Your Guide to Reflective Apparel

Reflecting on Essential Visibility: Your Guide to Reflective Apparel

Written by Alvin Holbrook, on Mar 03, 2021

The results are in, and whether you like it or not, being visible on the bike is totally cool. We firmly believe that the best riding of the year occurs during the spring and fall time, when the temperatures are cool, the sun doesn't have a vendetta against us, and...
My Sole Mate: An Ode to the Shimano XC5 Shoe (in Review)

My Sole Mate: An Ode to the Shimano XC5 Shoe (in Review)

Written by Alvin Holbrook, on Mar 03, 2021

Gravel bike equipment is as widely varied as the riding cyclists actually do with the bikes. Many still stick with road shoes and pedals for glass-smooth dirt and gravel, but most find that a cross-country mountain bike shoe offers the right amount of stiffness and pedaling platform. However, as the...