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By Bo Crane
Tube vs. tubeless
There are tires that are essentially solid rubber, not really suitable for most road bikers opting for maximum speed and reasonable smoothness. My experience has been putting up with the occasional tube change or patch rather than deal with the complications of tubeless tires. I've given a lift to a biker stranded on the Woodside loop with a failed tubeless tire on his customized racing bike and his car some 20 miles away. The grateful biker stated he'd have to rethink using such tires on training rides.
Hangin' around: Small space bike storage solutions
By Tracy L. Corral
You have a beautiful, pristine bike and very little space to store it in. The condo or apartment you're renting or the the small home you dipped into your savings for just doesn't have much space and you don't really want your bike competing with your other athletic gear in a closet. The following solutions for small space storage are in no particular order. In terms of style, they range from functionally utilitarian to uber cool designs that allow you to display your two-wheeled beauty like a piece of art.
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