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

  • 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.