The Definitive CHPT3 Sizing Guide
Would you buy a pair of designer jeans that only came in small, medium, and large sizes? Precisely. We wouldn’t either. Take a trip with us on demystifying CHPT3’s sartorial numerical suit jacket sizing, one step at a time.
Bike of the Week: All Roads Point UP
Hot on the heels of our OFFICIALLY SERIOUS BICYCLE RIDE, we present to you Open’s perennial party piece: The new UP, in blue, featuring some of the industry’s latest attempts at “gravel-specific” componentry: Zipp’s new 650b wheels, WTB’s latest “RoadPlus” tires, and Easton’s hyperlight EC90SL crankset.
The Failure of Tradition
THEY TOOK OUR TRAILS, BUT NOT OUR FREEDOM Marin County is the ancestral home of mountain biking, even if it’s long since become the titular one. The NIMBYs took the singletrack away by the late 1980s, denying the cult of the knobby tire its birthright during adolescence. The traditionalists kicked the mountain bikes off the […]
BIKE OF THE WEEK: THE RETURN OF MATTE BLACK
Some say flat black is played, the trend is dead, and that basic bros shouting “MURDERED OUT!” at their Pinterest feeds represents Peak Matte. The critics are probably right, but like most aesthetic trends, a discerning eye is required to cut through the chaff – especially on a Baum Corretto. This week, we present the wheat, a half-matte monster dressed in King, CeramicSpeed, Silca, and Alto.
Tenacity is a Tenet: The Pegoretti Permanent
Dario Pegoretti’s legacy spans decades. Proof? Take a frame from the mid-2000s, build it with contemporary parts, and send it to NAHBS. Can anyone tell the difference?
The Rain Bike to End All Rain Bikes
Under normal circumstances, our rain bikes are utilitarian and…rudimentary. But what happens when the reigns are loosed and we can build a bike designed solely for training over the winter from the ground up?