Road July 2014

Cycling Greats, Heart Rates, and Bike Weights: Why I Love Road Bikes

As many of us recover from a long winter, reminders that summer is on the way pop up. Summer means sprinting in a group to the next stop sign, training, and chasing upgrade points in the local crit series. Road riding satisfies a need for speed and it’s a chance to let your inner geek run free. In this issue of Call Up you’ll find some of the most lust-worthy road products we carry.

-Garrett, Marketing

  • Tech Tips & Info
    Sermons On The Mount
    July 2014

    Sermons On The Mount

    With the inundation of new fit terminology and event-specific geometries, the crusade for the perfect fit can get confusing. We asked two of our most experienced bike fitters to shed some light on how much really changes and what will always stay the same.

  • Exploring the Industry
    A Rare Look Inside the Campagnolo Factory
    July 2014

    A Rare Look Inside the Campagnolo Factory

    Eric Popiel is co-owner of East West Bikes in Fullerton, California, a So-Cal staple for high-end European road bikes. Last year, Eric was among a few shop owners that joined us on a trip to Italy to visit the Campagnolo factory in Vicenza.

  • About QBP
    Of Bikes and Beer: The Fulton Gran Fondo
    July 2014

    Of Bikes and Beer: The Fulton Gran Fondo

    Fulton is a popular young Minneapolis brewery. Beer is as obvious a part of cycling as coffee, so it comes as no surprise that Fulton is made up of people who ride bikes.