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by Scott Kevin and I were speaking this morning about the merits and differences between physical and e-books. One thing that we both agreed on was that books with lots of photos or maps were ones that both of us felt we could only buy as a physical book. E-books are fine for a novel or some non fiction reading, but if you want to read poetry or se
Tom Pidcock has shared his Strava data from Brabantse Pijl 2021 (Photo by DAVID STOCKMAN/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)Tom Pidcock and Wout van Aert have shared their Strava rides from the 2021 Brabantse Pijl, after a thrilling battle on the Belgian streets.Original link
New owners Auburn and Schuyler Harrison. Local cycling entrepreneur Joe Doebele has sold his bike shop. Joe Bike, which occupies an historic retail storefront on the corner of Southeast Lincoln and Calle Cesar Chavez on a major bike route in the Richmond Neighborhood, will retain its name but is now owned by Auburn and Schuyler (“sky-ler”) Harrison
Wireless, disc brake only hydraulic groupset brings electronic transmission to a lower price point with "massive" uptake from OE manufacturesOriginal link
Orbea, Boardman and Stork are among the first to offer bikes with the new groupsetOriginal link
Arnaud Démare (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)Arnaud Démare took stage two victory in awful weather conditions to make it two wins from two stages after Miles Scotson took the opening day.Original link
British pro Alexander Richardson was disqualified from the Tour of Turkey for an illegal riding position on stage four. Original link
Julian Alaphilippe winning stage two of Tirreno-Adriatico 2021 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)Julian Alaphilippe has extended his contract with Deceuninck - Quick-Step.Original link
Helent Renton died after a crash on the A710 near Southwick, Scotland (Picture: Google Maps/ Police Scotland) A fundraising page has been set up in memory of cyclist Helen Renton, who was killed in a crash with the driver of a white van.Original link
Abby, Loren, and Amy discuss the upcoming Ardennes, specifically the Amstel Gold Race and La Fleche Wallonne.  Abby also chats with Tayler Wiles about which Ardenne she likes the most, how the racing is changing, and…cookies.  The post Freewheeling Podcast: It’s time for the Ardennes appeared first on CyclingTips. Original link
Matteo De Bonis amongst the Vini-Zabú line-up for the 100th Brussels Cycling Classic 2020 (Getty Images)Vini Zabu has pulled out of the 2021 Giro d’Italia after their rider tested positive for EPO earlier this year.Original link
With our wealth of experience and knowledge of bikes and associated gear here at Merlin, we like to put our own name to products which we really like, as well as stocking the big brands. It gives more choice and price points for quality bike gear, and we are all for that. Last week saw […] The post Look What’s Fresh @ Merlin appeared first on Merli
With confidence, comes smiles. (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Let’s say you just started biking during the pandemic or are thinking about biking and just haven’t done it yet. Or perhaps you’ve gotten strong on the indoor bike and haven’t ventured out into city traffic. Or maybe you’ve biked for a while and are just still not super confident? I
Screen grab from interview with KGW host Dan Haggerty. A segment that aired Tuesday night on KGW, Portland’s NBC affiliate station, got a few things wrong about bike theft in Portland. The Story with Dan Haggerty spent about six minutes on the topic, framed around the assertion that the Portland Police Bureau’s Bike Theft Task Force (BTTF) has been
The first episode of From the Gun, a podcast from L39ion of Los Angeles and CyclingTips that will focus on stories inside American cycling. Justin Williams and Mark Alfred host, joke, cry and have real conversations about our sport, the industry, the culture behind it, and much more. In this introductory episode, Justin and Mark discuss what is to
Existing conditions on N Whitaker Rd looking north from Schmeer. That parking lane on the right will become a bike lane. (Graphic: BikePortland) A big gap in the north Portland bike network will be closed by this summer. At last night’s Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting, Portland Bureau of Transportation staff revealed details of a project that wi