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Beware marketing driven advancements

Aerodynamic design has hit the forefront this season with the marketing folks. Sure, some bike companies have been ahead of the curve, aerodynamically speaking, such as Cervelo, Blue, and Kestral to name a few. Recently the Big Dogs in the bike industry, Specialized and Trek, have weighed in with aero-road bikes. I’m all for it […]

Just happened to notice this…

Not to throw fuel on the SRAM fire, but has anyone noticed that today’s Giro stage winner, Leonardo Piepoli of Saunier Duval, has different looking levers? The left brake lever looks to be made from aluminum. The right lever looks to be the standard carbon lever. This differs from a photo I took of Millar’s […]