Issue 00: Old School

In colors muted like a mule with 11 speeds, aero helmets, and disc brakes that sound like a howler monkey. How we’re supposed to ride road in 13, according to the industry.

A generation ago, it was a “corncob” in the back, wool, leather chamois, and hair nets. We ate bananas and drank water. Recovery was a nap. And quantification occurred in the race results taped to the side of a school.

How the hell did we do it?

ZV-1 Pre-Order

Ed. note: After a good run of 42 issues, our magazine app is no longer available, but we’ve archived the content here on our blog. 

We're riding townies, adventure, and mountain bikes. Find recommendations on our store page. As Amazon Associates we earn from qualifying purchases.