Go With The Flow

***On vacation, this is a non-post, nothing counts ’til after Labor Day.***

I have very much been enjoying some long-overdue quality Jones time:

“Good for you, go jump in a lake,” you’re probably thinking:

Well, I’m a step ahead of you:

Those are MUSA shorts, by the way. If you’re not doing the whole Lycra-and-clipless thing, a pair of sandals, a pair of MUSA shorts, and a wool jersey is all you need. (Maybe add cap, gloves, and underpants according to your personal preference.)

Speaking of Jones, I just received a press release that they’ve made the move to Schrader, and here’s the valve porn you didn’t know you needed today:

For the record, I’ve long been a Schrader advocate

…and between ever-widening rims and tires and the preponderance of tubeless it’s strange the cocktail straw-like Presta remains the performance-bike standard.

I mean it’s not like I’m reaming out all my valve holes to Schrader or anything, but still, I wonder why the bike industry seems determined to supersize absolutely everything but the valve.

And that’s all I got.

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