Shot Out of A Cannon - JP's World of Road Bikes

I can recall my first road ride. It was with my long time friend Tim Plumb when I lived in San Francisco. He asked me if I'd like to go as I'd just got an old downtube shifting road bike from the late 80s that weighed a metric ton. I'd ridden it around a little getting burritos and what not, but he said we'd be out for about 2 hrs and thought I'...
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Our Buyer's Guide Favorites

Each season brings new innovations and trends to the bike industry and keeping tabs on all the best stuff is no easy task.  Every year we do our homework, and every year we are excited to see our favorite bikes included in the 'best of' lists throughout industry publications both printed and online. Whether you are hitting the pavement, ripping ...
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Max'ed Out - Max Reviews the Specialized S-Works Camber 29

The S-Works Camber is a superbike, and it knows it. Loaded with some of the most innovative products to ever see dirt and Specialized’s most efficient suspension system yet, the Camber looks fast just leaning against a wall. On the trail, it completely blows you away. Riding the S-Works Camber 29 I first realized there was something special abo...
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Specialized Therminal Tights

I’m incredibly picky about most apparel, and as a bike commuter I have a million specifications for my gear and how I need it to feel -- no weird seams, form-fitting throughout while not being too revealing, thick but not restrictive, etc. -- needless to say, I have an exhaustive process for most things and I don’t often find the “end all, be al...
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Year in Review - Our Favorite Things in 2015

2015 was filled with nonstop bike awesomeness and 2016 is going to be even better. Before we step into the New Year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of our favorite moments from 2015. Worlds 2015 Every now and then we stop to daydream about the moment when Peter Sagan lit the fuse and attacked the 23rd Street cobbles, breaking awa...
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Specialized Deflect Jacket

  The endless quest for the perfect cool weather outerwear has been especially hard this year, with the Fall season lasting way longer than usual and the temperature sticking way above the usual early winter highs. For riders who hit the road every day, it’s a delicate balance of layering to beat the morning chill and staying cool once the midda...
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