Saddleco Flow — Cool Saddle

SaddleCo. Hat tip to “Road Bike Rider”: on this one. Very cool looking saddle. Have you seen the innovative Flow saddle at It has intrigued a number of roadies, and they’ve asked us to review it. The Flow has a see-through mesh top stretched across a nylon perimeter. It promises comfort, lightness, airflow and […]

Spam, spam, spam, spam…

I’ve been trying to understand the various spam filters: * SpamAssassin: Welcome to SpamAssassin. Interesting to see the techniques that they are using. I’ve also been using outclass which uses Bayesian analysis rather than the header, text analysis, blacklist and collaborative spam-tracking database. * “Vipul’s Razor”: They noted Vipul’s Razor which I’ll have to look […]

Last Step: Threading the Derailleur

Well, I’m almost done. I’ve gotten everything on the bike. Including: * Michelin Cyclocross Jet tires. It is amazing these fit. They are fine in the rear, but a little tight in the front mainly because of the brakes not because of the fork. * Suntour Brakes with new brakepads. I took the brakepads off […]

More on the Madone 5.9

:: Lance Armstrong Official 2003 Tour de France Website: Close look at the Trek Madone 5.9. Some moe details, but not the price which will be amazing I’m sure. Coming this fall to a bike store near you. Will have the new Dura-Ace 10, new ultralight fork from Bontrager. Although it is slightly lighter, the […]

Great summary of a great Tour de France

News: Chris Carmichael on the Tour de France. _A great summary by Chris. Here are some excerpts_ There are always heroic performances in the Tour de France, but in 2003 we saw more than usual. Tyler Hamilton surprised everyone, including himself, by finishing the second stage of the race after breaking his collarbone inside the […]

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