Did you miss the Hepcat Race this year, or were wondering how it went? Well lucky for you, the folks from Oaks and Spokes were on site and taking everything in to share with you all. Have no idea what Hepcat is, but want to know more? Either way, jump past the break for our recap of this purr-fect day!
Let’s face it. Club rides can be a bit of a turn-off for a lot of folks but Raleigh now has a growing number of alternatives. It’s becoming ever-more popular to roll Raleigh’s city streets with a large group of like-minded folks and cruise through historic neighborhoods, city parks, and commercial nodes stopping at a destination or two along the way. The atmosphere of these rides is markedly different and that’s what is appealing. The pace is slower, there’s more to look at, and more chatting. Not surprisingly, there is always an opportunity to grab a beer and keep socializing post ride. Let the weekend warriors troll the suburban and rural back roads of the Triangle in a lycra-induced daze and join in on one of these weekly rambles: Continue reading Social Rides: Raleigh’s Not-so-serious Alternatives→
DZR offers a stylish, subtle way to take advantage of your clipless system with their SPD-compatible shoes. They offer several different styles, in both men’s and unisex formats. While they are designed for use on the bike, they come with a bolt-on plastic piece that you can leave on in place of the cleat, if you just happen to really dig their style and want them for off the bike use.