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JRA with the Angry Asian: Unexpected ammo in the battle for cyclist justice

A major auto insurance group admits drivers are most often the cause of crashes. What does that mean for cyclists who get hit by them?

JRA with the Angry Asian: Enough already

There’s no longer a need to debate whether more cyclists are being killed while out on the road; the National Highway Traffic Safety Admi...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Weekend reboots, rebooted

Fruita, Colorado holds a special place for me and my wife. Situated an easy four-hour drive from our home in Boulder, Colorado, it’s a mo...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Riding outside is dead. Long live riding outside.

I’ve attended all but one Eurobike trade show since 2005, and have continually marveled at the grand expanse of new cycling gear that’s p...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Celebrating silly products

Koo — the eyewear-focused sister company of Italian helmet brand Kask — recently released a novel little widget called the Billy. This bi...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Lemons, lemonade, and odd little wheels

I find myself in uncharted territory today: I’m lusting after a bike with 20in wheels that folds up and fits into a suitcase. It’s heavy,...

JRA with the Angry Asian: How much does 'soul' matter for bike brands?

Enthusiast cyclists often toss about the term "soul" when it comes to bike brands and bike models. Which brands have it, which brands don...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Enough with the e-bike hate already

It’s been a while since I’ve penned a genuine rant, but dammit, I’m fired up right now. It’s because of e-bikes. Not because I think the ...

JRA with the Angry Asian: My wish list for 2019

I know I’ve already shared with you my ten favorite bike products of 2018, and so you might be wondering why I’m bothering to repeat myse...

JRA with the Angry Asian: A really dumb idea

6:45am, October 26, 2018: Some plain whole milk yogurt, some blueberries and raspberries, a sliced-up banana, a handful of chocolate gran...

JRA with the Angry Asian: The fear

I give my wife a kiss goodbye, and make plans to meet up again in about two hours. The weather is beautiful, the roads are dry, and it’s ...

JRA with the Angry Asian: On finding two-wheeled inspiration

Just yesterday, a co-worker of mine in Melbourne, Simone Giuliani, shared a video (see above) on our company Slack channel about Rajesh "...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Taking the road less traveled

I recently passed my 12th anniversary of moving to Colorado, and I’m still finding new roads and trails to ride. Sometimes it’s just a li...

JRA with the Angry Asian: The slow crawl of road bike progress

Time and tide wait for no one, as the saying goes, and as we head into the meat of the 2018 product launch cycle, I can’t help but marvel...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Fun isn't a four-letter word

I’ve recently been spending some time exploring outside of the usual bounds of a cycling tech journalist. Earlier this month, I visited t...

JRA with the Angry Asian: The folly of rim-brake carbon clinchers

Alto Cycling has just announced a new carbon clincher rim, which the company claims can handle far more heat than any other rim it’s test...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Resetting the season, one patch at a time

The routine is pretty well established at this point. I wait until my daughter is in bed, I head out into the garage to retrieve the pile...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Why the bike industry makes you want, and then wait

Canyon launched its US operations just a few weeks ago, and many eager American buyers leapt at the opportunity to finally take a bite of...