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Are we ready for zombies that run and ride?

By Christopher Cudworth My daughter just finished a NetFlix marathon watching past episodes of a show called The Walking Dead. It was a pretty grueling effort to catch up on 4 full seasons or so. But she’s a tough girl … Continue reading

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Coming full circle on Schwinn

By Monte Wehrkamp and Christopher Cudworth Exactly what is a Schwinn? This family-owned Chicago bike company grew and became the zeitgeist of a generation with bikes called Stingrays that often featured banana seats. Whether single speed, 3-speed, or 5-speed, the … Continue reading

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The Journey of a Schwinn Varsity Bicycle

By Christopher Cudworth In 1968 the Schwinn Varsity was one of the “must haves” among bikes in North America. Heavy and durable, yet racy with drop handlebars and an actual 10-speed derailleur, the Schwinn Varsity knocked it out of the … 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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