Today’s Report – February 14th

  • NY Times: Cycling Enters Electronic Age. Electric shifters for racing bikes. One of the most interesting parts of this article for me was the discussion of the prices for this high end gear. What makes a shifter worth $2400? We looked at a lot of different shifting parts when we were volunteering down at the Bike Co-Op this year and they are all remarkably similar. Even this electronic version apparently uses exactly the same mechanism as the standard mechanical type.
  • NY Times: The No-Stats All-Star. A profile of defensive star Shane Battier of the Houston Rockets by Michael Lewis (Moneyball).


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