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Road Bike Rider
Chief poobah is Ed Pavelka, a 30-year veteran of cycling journalism. He has served as editor of VeloNews, executive editor of Bicycling and produced more than three-dozen cycling books. His road cycling career dates to 1972 and emphasizes long-distance events.
Bicycling is the world’s leading cycling magazine and connects with millions of active, affluent professionals for whom cycling is the centerpiece of a vibrant, experiential lifestyle.
Leather Saddle Info
From the dawn of history up through the early 1970’s, virtually all good quality bicycles came with leather saddles.
In the early ’70’s, plastic saddles started to make major inroads, and today only a few top end touring bikes come equipped with leather saddles. Does this mean that leather saddles are obsolete? NO! leather saddles are no more obsolete than leather baseball gloves!
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