The newest issue of Rouleur is now available at the Studio. The stylish bi-monthly journal focuses heavily on the human element of cycling, eschewing the shorter features and product reviews of more traditional publications. Some highlights include:
Part two of Mike Chick's chronicle of the Veulta e Bolivia tells the story of the highest stage race in the world, where "the lack of oxygen just makes it really hard." Beautiful full page photo's really highlight the riders suffering.
Jan Hirt V is the last chapter of a young riders difficult journey into the professional ranks.
The Perfect Crime, which accompanies Maglia Rosa - Triumph and Tradgedy at the Giro d'Italia, talks about the infighting at Carrera during the 1987 Giro.
Campagnolo details Rohan Dubash's exclusive visit and interview with Valentino Campagnolo, where he attempts to speak openly about inheriting the company from his father, as well as the companies direction and how he would like to see the business continue to innovate while still maintaining the emotional essence of the brand.
In NAHBS, Embrocation Cycling Journal editor Jeremy Dunn talks about this years North American Handmade Bike Show in Austin, TX, and what made it a special experience.
Flip through a copy at the Studio with a nice coffee or espresso drink, and take one home to enjoy. This publication delivers substantial material that deserves many re-reads.