It’s A Me Mario!

May 17, 2021

Today we talk about different group sets. What is the difference between Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo. What is the primary difference between them? Which one is best?  You’ll have to listen to find out. We also learn that Shimano released a coffee table book for their 100th anniversary. Which disappointed both Nick and Andrew.

Gear

Nick and Andrew review their Gatorskin tires. For at-least the past 3 years, we have exclusively used gator skin tires on our bikes. Needless to say, we may love the,

Find Gatorskins on Amazon

Advice

How should you behave on group rides? Well we talk about some of the things you should do and not do on a group ride.

Dream Bike

Climbs, corners, flat-out sprints—the Allez Sprint does it all. Being the most advanced alloy road bike we’ve ever made, and one that often out-performs the carbon fiber bikes of other brands, the Allez Sprint is capable as a crit-racing tool or an everyday road steed. But even better, it performs all of the above at a price that’s affordable for any racer’s budget.

For the build, this Allez meshes performance and value with Shimano 105 shifting and hydraulic disc brakes, DT R470 Disc alloy wheels, and a fan-favorite Body Geometry Power saddle.

View The Allez Sprint Comp Disc on Specialized.com

Meet Lex Albrecht

This week we talk to Lex Albrecht. Lex Albrecht is a Canadian athlete who began racing as a professional road cyclist in 2012.  She has been a member of the Canadian National Team and various professional teams including...

Meet Nick Arend – Certified Goofball & Cyclist

We have been following Nick’s instagram page for a while. Once he started doing the Nick and Rick reels, we knew we had to have him on the show. You can follow him on instagram @nickarend. Nick has a very strong passion for cycling, but he...

Meet Graham Foster

This episode, we talk to Graham Foster, sales manager of Trek. Despite being from Greenville, South Carolina, he was not racing bikes as a youngster. Graham was a runner who found bike racing in college. Despite this, we learn about...

Meet Keith – Have Bike Will Gravel

Keith has been cycling for many years and started off biking as a kid, but found his passion for gravel and all things rails to trails. In his spare time he runs a blog called have bike will gravel. Have Bike Will Gravel is a light-hearted blog about gravel biking...

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