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
Circa:1988-1989Size 53cmx53cmGruppo: DuraAce; Mavic wheels (hubs and rims)Condition: Altoid-level MintyConsignment price: $1000. No wiggle room. This is a steal. I once read a question asking whether the aura surrounding certain legendary bicycle makers and their bikes arose from their Midas-like touch or was it shone upon them by the brilliance of their star riders? Il … Continue reading Battaglin – The Man
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!
My name is Santiago Contreras, and I am a Trail Ride Leader for Trips for Kids Marin. You can usually find me at the back of the group, as an assistant or sweep Ride Leader on Trail Rides supporting the kids who might need a bit more help. I am a fairly new Trail Ride Leader, … Continue reading Meet Santiago! Trips for Kids Marin Ride Leader
Bike: BIANCHI SUPER GYYear of manufacture: 1997MSRP in 1997: $2099Trips for Kids Re-Cyclery Price: $300 What is Italian and goes boing boing?No, not a kangaroo at Bioparca Di Roma.In 1997 the answer could have been this bike, The Bianchi Super GY. As a reminder, in 1997, Clinton (the Bill one) is President, the DOW year … Continue reading Italy gets Rad: Now at the Re-Cyclery
Quick. Name 3 historic French bicycle brands that have been ridden to Tour de France wins. “Easy,” you say: Peugeot (10), Motobecane (1), Mercier? Nope. Look (1)? Nope, not historic. I’m going to save you some time: Gitane. “GITANE! Of course,” you say. Cycles Gitanes has won 11 Tour De France victories. 11! 10 of these were won … Continue reading Roueage: The Terroir of Cycling
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
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By Bec DetrichExecutive Director, Trips for Kids Marin Dear Trips for Kids Marin Family, Did you know that for 30 weeks during the school year our dedicated staff meets with the same Marin City kids to teach them how to ride bikes, get them moving outside, and introduce them to basic bicycle mechanics? Did you know that among the … Continue reading HELP GET #MOREKIDSONBIKES