My Gravel Bike

Cannondale Topstone 105 My Cannondale Topstone 105 Alloy is a gravel bike by Cannondale, a subsidiary or brand of the Canadian conglomerate Dorel Industries, manufactured in Taiwan. The frame is an aluminium alloy. This is what it looks like This Cannondale model is named for the Shimano 105 groupset which is marketed by Shimano as …

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A New Bike

Variety I shopped for a new bike last summer (2019). The literature of cycling and bicycle manufacturing is vast. The Guardian published a survey and list of printed works in 2016. Some books and resources address innovation and engineering: Many books are about competitive events – or the special bikes used in competition. Racing on …

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2019 Rides

I rode the Trek FX4 January to August. I bought a Cannondale Topstone gravel bike in August, and it became my main bike. I bought a Garmin Edge 130 GPS unit/computer and began to track the cumulative elevation gained during a ride and average speed (moving), as well as distance and time. My total distance …

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