Built To Fit :: Interview With Master Bike Fitter Chris Soden

When we say “Built to Fit” we literally mean, built to fit. For our GBL CX bike we consulted with Master Bike Fitter Chris Soden of Boulder, Colorado. Chris is the owner of Pro Peloton Cyclery, a boutique shop that specializes in custom bikes and top notch...

Geometry of a 29er :: Is It For You?

In the cycling world, innovations that change the way we think about and ride bikes don’t come along often.  While 29″ wheeled mountain bikes are obviously here to stay, not everyone has come around to the idea.  As a matter of fact, there are still...

Yamaguchi Frame Building Fantasy Camp

Frame Building Fantasy Camp 101 I was in the market for a bicycle.  I had looked in all the shops and gone on several test rides, but even the high-end frames felt lifeless to me. At that time I was on an aluminum bike and didn’t like the feel. Carbon seemed too...

Buying a Bike – Where to Start

Yesterday while visiting a local bike shop, the owner asked me, “So, what will your next bike be?” Immediately my mind was wondering through the clouds in bicycle heaven.  We had been discussing mountain bikes and that’s all I could think about.  The...

Tested: Fizik Vesta Women’s Saddle

You know it’s a good saddle if you forget that it’s there.  Which is exactly what I did.  It’s a good thing too since I went against everything I had ever learned and installed the Vesta for the first time just before a 12 hour mtb race.  It was,...