The Ride Starts Here: The Velo Pro Blog
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Tire Sizing: A Puncture in the Fabric of Reality
August 28, 2021
Tire sizes exist in a reality of their own. An Orwellian reality where twenty-six by one point seven five does not equal twenty-six by one and three quarters. It is almost as if the industry is telling us that two plus two does not equal four...
Mountainadoras Maintenance Clinic
August 25, 2021
On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Samantha Levy, founder and organizer of the Mountainadoras, brought 10 women, mostly beginners, to the shop to learn basic bike and trail maintenance. Leading the clinic was Bree Duffy, our inventory manager and experienced mountain and gravel biker....
The Hand-built Wheel Advantage
August 18, 2021
The most obvious advantage to a hand-built wheel is quality. Even with entry-level hubs and rims, a human wheelbuilder can produce a wheel far better than a machine can using the same parts. Building a wheel is a skill, can be considered a trade, and some even call it a form of art...