Project 24.2 Review: Road ID’s Wrist ID Elite

See all of our Project 24.2 posts here! There are certain things that we do as we get older that aren’t necessarily cool or exciting.  Grownup stuff, like telling people who aren’t your mom where you’re going riding and when you expect to be back.  Like packing enough water and food for a ride.  Like […]

Project 24.2 Review: Hydrapak’s cozy Wolly Mammoth bottle

See all of our Project 24.2 posts here! Why did I move to the desert again? What I was told would be a “dry winter” is shaping up to be anything but- and judging by the state of my woodpile and the number of rides starting in the 20s, it’s been a very cold one.  […]

Project 24.2 First Look: Specialized’s 2012 Fast Trak Control 2Bliss tires

See all of our Project 24.2 posts here! Going fast is all about trust.  Trusting that your stem is tight, your frame and wheels won’t explode, and that your tires will hold the ground until breaking loose in a predictable, manageable fashion.  A trail rider by nature, I often have a hard time trusting many […]

Project 24.2 Initial Review: Magura’s lightweight MT6 disc brakes

See all of our Project 24.2 posts here! Update 2:15pm:  After replacing the Ti QR skewer with a steel DT RWS skewer, the squealing caused by flex in the rear end of our Project 24.2 bike is all but gone.  Tight clearances don’t help, but flex in the rear end of the bike seems to […]