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Throwback Thursday – Vintage Road Bikes from Nashbar in 1991

A page out of history…Nashbar’s own history from 1991, that is. Vintage road bikes are hot today, but riders were drooling over these Guerciotti frames back in 1991; and for good reason. Not only were they gorgeous, but they took

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Cycling Utopia – Do-able or Dubious?

By Aaron T. – Copywriter Hi-born master of architecture and eccentricity Lord Norman Foster is in the news with his latest proposal:  a 137-mile network of bike lanes built on a continuous platform above London’s age-old railway lines. Widespread skepticism

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Bike Trainers – More than a Foul-Weather Friend

By Aaron T. – Copywriter A lot of guys here at Nashbar are obsessive road cyclists, and a lot of them crunch out mad mileage on bike trainers.  I, coming from a different attitude of cycling where cold and rain

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Mont Ventoux on a Boris Bike?

What happens when an amateur cyclist attempts to ride a 55 pound, 3-speed Boris Bike (a London bike share rental no less) up the notorious 20+ kilometer climb of France’s infamous Mont Ventoux? Well, the results aren’t surprising – but

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