Tag Archives: Specialized

Time to pull out the mountain bike

I own a Specialized Rockhopper mountain bike. That’s not my bike in the photo above. But it could be. Bought mine back in the early 2000s for probably $600. It’s a solid bike. The frame is still in perfect condition. … Continue reading

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The tale of the Robaix and the Venge

  I had an interesting opportunity recently to do a direct comparison between the bike I now own, the Specialized Venge Expert, and the Specialized Robaix, the bikes we rode on our training rides in Arizona this past week.   To … Continue reading

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A beautiful way to ride more

In all things of importance in this world, perhaps owning a nice bike isn’t the top priority. But while researching my next bike after crunching my Felt 4C while pulling into the garage following a long, tired ride in which I … Continue reading

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On why the cycling world seems obsessed with the colors red, white and black

By Christopher Cudworth True to the Red, White and Black. That’s the world of cycling. In fact a recent review of new bikes in Bicycling magazine made mention of the fact that so many road bikes seem to feature a … Continue reading

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Hanging out with a great bike

Everyone who rides has a bike history. It’s unavoidable. For example, my brother-in-law took up cycling in his early 20s. First he bought a steel frame Trek 400, a decent bike for its time. As he got into riding I … Continue reading

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Sunday contemplation: A rider in the rain

By Christopher Cudworth Click on pics to view The Christmas Bird Count comes around once a year, usually in the second week of December. Having worked both the Christmas and Spring Bird counts (technically part of the Fermi Circle Count) … Continue reading

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How do you feel about your bike? Really…

By Christopher Cudworth It’s a question we should all ask ourselves now and then. How do you feel about your bike? Really… Many who ride might not feel touchy-feely all-emotionally about their bike (or bikes) and yet if pressed they … Continue reading

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