Battaglin – The Bike

Giovanni soldiered on as a professional cyclist without any further fireworks until his retirement from racing in 1984. However, before that, in 1981, capitalizing upon his spectacular season, Battaglin anticipated his post racing career. Following in the footsteps of Cino Cinelli, Giovanni “Nani” Pinarello and, many other racers, he started his own bike building business, … Continue reading Battaglin – The Bike

Freeride!

Bike: Intense Uzzi VPXYear of Manufacture: 2006-ishMSRP: Not really sure (Google algorithms let me down) but discussion boards said “pricey”TFKRCP (Trips for Kids Re-Cyclery Price): Tagged $900 but offer ‘em $600 cash and see what happens. Mountain biking is like jazz or basketball, it is an American treasure shared with the world. Mt. Tamalpais (yeah) … Continue reading Freeride!

Re-Cyclery Gold – Albert Eisentraut

What we have here, my fellow bike geeks, is an: Albert Eisentraut "Limited" Size:       53cm x 53cm Color:    Metallic Green Frame#: 75L355 (made in 1975; "L" Limited; #355) If you don’t know right away what this is, as I didn’t, pay attention, because you’re going to love it. Albert Eisentraut is an Oakland based custom bike builder. … Continue reading Re-Cyclery Gold – Albert Eisentraut