In celebration of Cyclepedia: Iconic Bicycle Design, three-time winner of the Tour de France Greg LeMond visited the Portland Art Museum to share his experiences as world champion racer and bike designer. In conversation with interviewer Michelle Poyourow, LeMond, a former professional cyclist, entrepreneur, and anti-doping advocate, shared his experiences as a world champion racer and bike designer, as well as what’s on his mind today with his growing interest in e-bikes and staying in the saddle as we age. Over 650 people were in attendance for the event. Before things got started, Nutcase owners Michael Morrow and his wife Miriam Berman were able to chat with LeMond for awhile.
Posted in Miscellaneous
Visor and Squirrel
April 24, 2014 Helmet Design: A Visor and A Squirrel With the advent of Gen3 helmets, Nutcase designers added features, and they also added some gratuitous fun. One of the great new features of a Gen3 helmet is the included sun-and-rain visor. Here’s the Swirl. Below are the squirrels. The visor, basically a strip of…
Posted in Commuting
April 22, 2014 Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. The teeth on your bike’s chainrings are aptly named. They’re so eager to chew on pant legs. I used to just roll up the right cuff to keep it out of the way, but found out the hard way that:…