The C word: Cycling's essential element.
“The Muur is a rendezvous with your character ” - Eddy Planckaert At this moment, what matters? Last month , I posted a 'wee rant' , taking a poke at the advent of 'halo bikes,' and their skyrocketing super-premium prices. It surprisingly spawned exponentially way more traffic to our little wielercafe than any other topic posted since its inception. Picked up by a few forums, the debate kept going for quite awhile. Learned something. People love to talk about the bike. And that for many, their top-level bike is it's a sacrifice they're happy to make, a hard-earned possession, and their true passion. Challenge it at your peril! Fair enough. Many who love cycling express that with a real passion for the best cycling technology, and really get joy from it. Thankfully a high-end bicycle is one 'luxury' where the absolute best is still an accessible stretch for many who really, really want it. I'd always thought of the bike somewhat