It’s Monday. I love bicycles. In fact, it is argued that I eat, sleep, and breathe bicycles. That’s untrue for eating and breathing because of my food sensitivities and asthma. In celebration of the start of another glorious workweek, we’re going Non-Bike Monday! Today it’s Lego! I love me some Lego.
Barriers and cyclocross go together like peas and carrots. Getting of the bike in the hurry is a pretty easy skill to master. After a few practice runs and falling down several times anyway. It’s the remount of the cyclocross bike that usually gets people. Watching a rider awkwardly jump up into the air and try to plant his or her butt on the saddle makes spectators cringe. Thanks to GCN(Global…
Well, mom would have been right about XTR if she was a mountain biker. Regardless of which component manufacturer you ride, Shimano‘s flagship MTB group brings about feelings of envy, dread, pride, and hate. But it works. When set up correctly, it works really well. Then Shimano drops an update.
Now Shimano updates tend to fall into two categories: It’s about freaking time; and Why do we need that? This update falls in between for me. Only because XTR was due to be upgraded because of the stellar upgrades the road groups received, but I’m still on the fence about 11 speed off-road drivetrains.
Either way, let’s dive into this fracas after the break.
Some highlights of the new group:
You can read the complete press release here.
So there you have it. Read Shimano’s release to get more information. Shimano’s top tier groups never fail to be the best they can be an I am trying to figure out what organs I can live without to get a bicycle with this group.
And call your mom. She’s always right.
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Better days when I’m not wrecking during cyclocross practice. Photo by Rick Jordan. I just felt like sharing a cyclocross picture.
It’s making the rounds. Danny Macaskill doing what he does best: the impossible.
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