2025 SRAM RED AXS: Now the Lightest Group on the Market

2025 SRAM RED AXS: Now the Lightest Group on the Market

2025 SRAM AXS RED – Like Unwrapping a Holiday Package in June! On May 15th, SRAM unveiled the latest version of their flagship road group, RED AXS. This update brings performance enhancements in two key areas, braking and front shifting. By meticulously engineering every component in the group, SRAM has succeeded in creating the lightest…

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Parlee Unveils The Ouray

Parlee’s Newest Road Bike, The Ouray, Has Arrived Parlee is proud to introduce a new high-performance endurance road bike to their line. The Parlee Ouray is positioned between the RZ7 aero road bike and the Chebacco performance gravel bike in their lineup.   The Parlee Ouray is designed using Bob Parlee’s 25 years of experience in carbon design,…

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Indoor Racing On Trainers

  Computrainer indoor time trials are back! I joined the fun at Fastplits last week entering Boston Triathlon Team’s indoor time trial. While smart trainers like Wahoo Kickr’s and indoor cycling apps like Zwift and Rouvy have taken over indoor cycling, it seems somebody forgot to tell this crew. Nothing compares to the nostalgia of…

SRAM Issues Recall on a Small Number of Electronic Shifters

SRAM Issues Recall on a Small Number of Electronic Shifters

If you purchased your bike from us, this recall does not affect you. SRAM has issued a recall affects 12-speed eTAP AXS Red, Force, Rival, and Apex shift-brake levers produced before July 1, 2023 and that were not installed by a professional bike shop at the time of purchase. SRAM has determined that even after…

Moots Enters the E-Bike Market with the Adventure Based Express

Moots Enters the E-Bike Market with the Adventure Based Express

Moots Express in a nutshell. Moots, one of the leading manufacturers of titanium bicycles located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, has ventured into the E-bike market. Being a pioneer in the gravel bike segment, Moots has the expertise to construct a versatile drop-bar bike that can go anywhere and do anything, which is evident from its…

Relentless Pursuit of Performance – Dean’s Latest A2 Wind Tunnel Trip
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Relentless Pursuit of Performance – Dean’s Latest A2 Wind Tunnel Trip

I promised a report of my most recent trip to the A2 wind tunnel back in 2021.   While it took me a while to get to the write-up, I fortunately still have all the data and notes.  Even better, now that time has passed, I can draw better conclusions about this trip than I could…

Which Wahoo Kick’r Model is Right for Me?
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Which Wahoo Kick’r Model is Right for Me?

Why Ride Indoors? If your winter riding activities include a bike like this, this post might not be for you. As the winter season arrives, riding our bikes outside becomes more and more difficult. Warm enough clothing can be cumbersome. The rain becomes sleet and snow. Darkness is a much larger portion of our day…

Cervelo Rouvida, the Newest Entry to the E-Bike World
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Cervelo Rouvida, the Newest Entry to the E-Bike World

Cervelo Rouvida Cervelo has entered the electric assist bike world with the Rouvida. To separate itself from the crowd of E-assist bicycles, Cervelo designed the Rouvida to appeal to the experienced road and gravel rider without alienating the average rider. Similar to the Moots Express, Cervelo has chosen to focus on creating an electric bike…

Garmin RCT715 Camera Light and Radar

Garmin RCT715 Camera Light and Radar

You Use a Rear Light When Riding Your Bike, Right? Increasing your visibility while riding a bike is crucial for safety. To achieve this, high-visibility jerseys and bright helmets can be helpful, but nothing beats a blinking light from a visibility perspective.  This being said, there is a significant step forward beyond a blinking light…

Fit Werx in Vermont is an Authorized OPEN Cycles Dealer
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Fit Werx in Vermont is an Authorized OPEN Cycles Dealer

Fit Werx in Waitsfield, Vermont is excited to announce that we are now a fully authorized dealer of OPEN Cycles.  All Fit Werx’s locations are authorized OPEN Cycles dealers. OPEN offers a variety of complete bikes and framesets serving both the pavement and gravel rider.   OPEN’s approach of selling one bike at a time and…

Top Road Bicycle Innovations of the Past Twenty Years – Endurance Road Frame Geometry

Top Road Bicycle Innovations of the Past Twenty Years – Endurance Road Frame Geometry

Old Frame Geometry Meets New Bike Technology Custom bikes enjoyed a boom in the early ‘00’s.   “The Lance Effect” was in full swing.  Thousands, if not millions, of people bought their first real road bike.  Meanwhile, stock road bike geometry of the day was a disaster for most riders.  Most road bikes of the era…

Top Road Bicycle Technology of the Past Twenty Years – Classified Systems Internal Shifting

Top Road Bicycle Technology of the Past Twenty Years – Classified Systems Internal Shifting

Possibly the most recent innovation on the list, Classified’s Powershift electronically actuated rear hub eliminates the most mechanically finicky and one of the least sophisticated components on a bike – the front derailleur. Introduced in 2022, Classified Powershift technology has the potential to change the way we shift for the better.  Classified has created a…