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,

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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

For Friction Sake: A Chat With Jim About Lube

This week we sat down with Jim from Extreme Nano Lubricants and learned about where he got his start and why he decided to enter the slippery slope of bike lubricants. What is Extreme Nano Chain Lube? Our Extreme Nano Premium Bicycle Chain Lube was developed to...

Aero Bars on My Gravel Bike…Say What?! – Meet Dylan Johnson

Based out of Brevard, NC, Dylan is a cycling coach that has over 10 years of racing and training experience. He draws from his experience as a top level ultra-endurance mountain and gravel racer, but more important than...

A Zwifting We Will Go! Meet Katheryn Curi

Katheryn has always been active in sports. Growing up in Connecticut, she played field hockey, basketball, softball, and lacrosse before finding rowing where she was a member of the crew team at Mount Holyoke College. After graduating...

Back In The Saddle Again…

This week we talk about getting back into the world with your bike, emerging from the great winter hibernation on the trainer. We cover some really great and affordable tools for the average home mechanic in addition to getting your bike ready. Oumers Chain Whip:...

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