Wednesday, April 8, 2009

It's not about the bike

The fate of high-end cycling in an economic downturn. (Via Kelvin.)

NB: this year Cadence is the store that TriBike Transport ships from for the Florida 70.3 - and honestly, given the prices airlines charge for bikes, the complexity of taking apart and putting back together the wretched creatures and the need for a hard case for packing/travel (and I witnessed an absurd scene once at LaGuardia with a minivan taxi that would not take a racer's bike case!), it is a very good-value service the company offers - in fact it seems to me likely that in the down-the-road dream scenario where I ACTUALLY AM DOING AN IRONMAN RACE it will be one that these folks will ship my bike to...

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