Posts written by Emiliano Jordan

2011

06

Aug

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Gold Leaf Enve 45 clinchers

This pair of Enve Composites wheels got some very special treatment over the eight months it took to pull off the one-of-a-kind custom build. As our Facebook followers have already seen, these Enve 45 carbon clinchers are adorned with real 22k gold leaf graphics highlighted by an 18k gold plated Campagnolo Sheriff Star hub and … Read More

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24

Jun

ENVE 6.7 Smart System Rim Set

ENVE Smart System 6.7 Rims

ENVE’s latest rim design, the Smart 6.7, is the result of extensive collaboration with UK-based aerodynamics specialist Simon Smart. Articles such as those from ProCycling and VeloNews have detailed much of the innovations utilized in production of the 6.7 rims. In reading about the 6.7 rims and viewing several photographs, I had made some basic … Read More

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24

Jun

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ENVE Production Facility Tour

On the eve of the release of ENVE’s groundbreaking 6.7 Smart System rims, I was allowed the privilege to tour ENVE’s main office and the attached production facility. Jake Pantone, ENVE’s Marketing Director, was kind enough to spend almost two hours guiding me through the development and production processes behind some of the most cutting … Read More

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16

May

EE Cranks in Silver

EE Cycleworks Update: Cranks and Brakes

Many of us have been anxiously waiting for the new EE Crank from EE Cycleworks to be released. We’ve been covering the development since our first impressions during the crank shootout. Also, many of us know that it’s getting hard if not impossible to track down a set of the EE Brakes.  This is why … Read More

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10

Mar

Parts of Pation Headset Spacers

Headset Spacers and DLC Cables

Madcow recently flew up to Portland to attend the Het Fairwheel Podium grand opening, and as per the usual with Madcow, he brought a few new products along with him. Some of the new small parts grabbed my attention, and I’m going to share those with you. Parts of Passion Headset Spacers I first saw … Read More

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2010

21

Dec

Markus Neuert and Fabienne Heinzmann

Eyes Wide Open

CYCLEFILM’s Markus Neuert has been making a small name for himself in the cycling film world.  But, since this isn’t exactly the realm of our technical forte we’ll leave the reporting on this to Pez Cycling News, one the sites that can cover all realms of cycling. However, I am here to review his latest release, Eyes … Read More

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12

Oct

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New Products From KMC

Fresh off of interbike we placed a KMC order and “quietly added” them to our store.  Let me take a second to not so quietly introduce you to the new additions.

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30

Sep

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ENVE Composites; Build up to a New Wheel

ENVE Composites, formally EDGE until Jan. 1st 2011, didn’t bring a lot of new products to Interbike this year. Even lacking a major product release, they’d been really busy throughout 2010. It wasn’t until recently, through an announcement about their collaboration with Velo Science’s Simon Smart, that we figured out what exactly they had been … Read More

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23

Sep

The polar CS500

Look and Polar do Pedal Based Power Meters

As is the current state of the Eurobike / Interbike scheduling, the cat is out of the bag and we know that Polar and Look are working in a partnership to provide a pedal-based power meter. So I took the chance at Interbike to sit down and talk to Fredirck, Look’s lead Pedal Powered Product … Read More

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