Tag Archives: first ride

Cannondale Slate review : first ride

So, my much-anticipated first few rides aboard Cannondale’s latest creation are under my belt, but what to make of a bike that has no clear identity? It’s the question I was asked most of all: what is it? Mostly followed by: is it a cyclo-cross bike? Or is that one of those ‘gravel bikes’? Cannondale’s answer to both would be, ... Read More »

First ride: Cannondale Slate

MALIBU, California — It’s exciting to ride what the pros ride, to throw a leg over a bike made to go as fast as possible. But realistically, that bike isn’t made for the everyday Joe who won’t toe the Tour start line anytime soon (or ever, actually). Cannondale believes that we will be much happier — and therefore more excited to get out ... Read More »

Hero Maestro Edge, Duet review, first ride

Critics wasted little time to frown at Hero when they parted with longstanding Japanese partner and global heavyweight, Honda. Hero stood their ground to become Hero MotoCorp in 2011, as Honda went their own way, confident they were on firm enough footing not to need an Indian partner. It’s been a hard fought battle since, as the giants clashed for ... Read More »