QUESTION: This question has nothing to do with the physical aspects of cycling. I work part time in a bike shop, Clemmons Bicycle, in Clemmons, NC. The shop had two older cartoon pictures that I reframed recently. I've been trying to dig up information on the Artist because I have once before seen his work, Tom Cutter is written on the bottom right. In each picture at the top … [Read more...] about Do You Know Anything About Cycling Cartoonist Tom Cutter?
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Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Hot Tool has sealed ends to minimize spreading & dripping solvent Easy to use the tool Easy to clean the tool with water Replacement brush kit is available Solvent is biodegradable and water rinseable Solvent is harmless to chrome, painted parts and carbon but an abundant rinse with water after use is still … [Read more...] about Product Review: Effetto Mariposa’s Mangiacatena Chain Cleaner Tool & Allpine EXTRA Biodegradable Chain Degreaser
By Sheri Rosenbaum KOO Price: $200-$220 Colors: Six variations of frames and lenses Weight: 21 g Lens manufacturer and type: Zeiss - nylon toric UV protection: 100% Nose pad: Interchangeable w/standard and Asian nose bridges included Availability: Online How obtained: Company sample RBR advertiser: No … [Read more...] about KOO Supernova Cycling Sunglasses Review
QUESTION: How much should I spend on a road bike? I’m a runner and I’m already pretty fit, and I’m interested in getting into road cycling. Some of the bikes are crazy expensive. I’ve seen $10k bikes at my local shop! What’s a good range I should be looking at? I am interested in buying a new bike and not a used one. —Greg J. RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: You are asking the … [Read more...] about How much should I spend on a road bike?
QUESTION: How can I keep my chamois cream from bleeding through my shorts onto my saddle — and onto my car seat when driving to ride starting points? —Chuck D. RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: It’s not much talked about, but it is a fact that some chamois creams or general skin lubricants can bleed through bicycle shorts. In their sales copy, bike clothing makers routinely mention … [Read more...] about How can I keep chamois cream from bleeding through my shorts?