Monthly Archives: November 2009

A lighter, stronger, stainless steel

Not too long ago, a friend sent me a link to an article about KVA Stainless steel. To save you the trouble of reading about the company, and the article about them, let me sum it up for you.  After…

Wabi Cycles Classic review, part one

The bike: Wabi Cycles Classic The details:  A hand-built Reynolds 725 frame with classic road geometry and hand-brazed Reynolds chromoly fork. Rolls on Jalco hoops laced to Joy Tech sealed hubs with double-butted, stainless spokes, all wrapped up in Kenda…

I’ve gotten fixed

Looking at my current stable of two-wheeled toys, it was apparent that road bikes were woefully under-represented. Since I don’t much appreciate the harsh ride that modern aluminum bikes offer, even with carbon forks, I knew I’d need to find…

Easton recalls EA30 stems

Approximately 6,400 bikes equipped with Easton EA30 stems are being recalled, as the stems can crack, causing a steering failure. There has only been one result of a failure resulting in injury so far. Models being recalled are all Raleigh…