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SSCXWC 2014 Louisville Photo Gallery

Flaming barriers were just one part of the party that went down thanks to the Colonels at the Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships 2014 in Louisville KY. Qualify for the main event via the Feats of Strength, through the last chance qualifies, from a 1st place finish in a number of national level races with […] Continue reading »

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The Comedown Human Powered Rollercoaster in Glasgow

“Scary the first time,” reports builder Stephen Murray. The artist, sculptor and cyclist behind The Comedown figure-eight track in Glasgow, Scotland just took the first ride on the track this morning after months of planning, design and fabrication work. The Comedown is reminiscent of the late ’90s Human Powered Rollercoaster that made an appearance at […] Continue reading »

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Surly Straggler Review

Shortly after Surly introduced the Cross Check some fifteen years ago, someone chimed in that they wished for a disc brake option. After introducing a bunch of other bikes and “inventing” a category or two along the way, Surly took a sideways glance at their cyclocross bike and gave us the Straggler. It’s like the […] Continue reading »

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ABUS Granit Futura Mini U-Lock

The ABUS Granit Futura Mini U-Lock has been my go-to lock for almost three years now, locking up my bike on streets across the country and throughout Western Europe. Whether making my daily Post Office run or locking up in high theft cities like New York, San Francisco and London, in every instance my bike […] Continue reading »

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Worksman Cycles Gallery

Housed in a former candle factory in Queens, New York is one of America’s oldest manufacturing traditions. Worksman Cycles is a 116-year-old, family-owned bicycle maker producing machines first designed in the 1930s and whose best-selling model, says Worksman spokesman Bruce Weinreb, is not a carbon-fiber road bike but a steel tricycle designed for carrying 500-pound […] Continue reading »

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Wolfpack Civic Center Crit Racer Profile: Sean “Young Blood” McElroy

Sean McElroy had only known about the Civic Center Crit for a week, maybe two, before coming to claim the dog tags in the men’s road category in 2013. None of L.A.’s local bike racers had seen him before, and none of them had any idea that their biggest competition that day would be a […] Continue reading »

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Fuji Feather CX 1.1 Bike Review

Cyclocross bikes have long been a choice for the rider looking for a versatile machine—enjoyable on long road rides, capable on trails and light singletrack, able to handle a light tour and near perfect for the committed medium to long distance commuter. As cyclocross racing has grown the selection of bikes under the ‘cross umbrella […] Continue reading »

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NAHBS 2014 Image Gallery

Behold all of our 2014 NAHBS bike images in one place for easy gallery viewing. This was our seventh year at the show, check www.urbanvelo.org/nahbs for images going back to 2008.

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Getting Rad at Shopbike Shootout

When there is a party in the back alley of One on One Bicycle Studio, it is not to be missed. Over the years 115 N Washington St has become the hub of Minneapolis bike culture and beyond. I first met Gene and his right hand man Hurl as a teenager, and it was an […] Continue reading »

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City Reports Wanted

Urban Velo’s new City Report will be an ongoing, reader-contributed segment that highlights cities around the world. We’ve prepared one on our own hometown of Pittsburgh, as an example of what we hope you’ll share with other readers…. Continue reading »

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