Other bike Stuff

Stunt riding on a carbon Raleigh Avanti Race

No Comments 29 June 2010

When Maarten sent this link, I surely wasn’t expecting this. I’ve always had the feeling, that the first pebble on the road would not only maim the driver, but also send the bike right back to carbon heaven – but I stand corrected, this changed my opinion about carbon frames and road bike durability. Related […]

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Other bike Stuff

Specialized ’11 – battery included

No Comments 28 June 2010

Now that’s what we call R&D! Following Fabian’s test rides in Flanders and Roubaix Specialized road bikes come with a 450 watt battery! Commute like a Duracell bunny! Check the 2011 models. Related Posts:First 500 km on the 2011 Merida Scultura Evo 9052011 preview: Merida Reacto 907 road bikeQuick preview: Gaerne G.Fora 2010 road cycling […]

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City & Commuting

Commuting 50 kilometers a day

4 Comments 27 June 2010

The raison d’être of Coming thru is the fact that three months ago I started bike commuting around 50 kilometers to work. The first weeks didn’t quite work out. The photo is of me, holding my left crank in front of a bike store in Helsinki 20 minutes before it opened. It had been already […]

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Coming Thru (or Coming Through - as that URL was taken) is a daily updated bike magazine - a collection of writings and links that relate to biking in its every form. The idea started from when Maarten met Markus decided to finally start collecting the things we like about bikes and talk about our everyday adventures in dodging moving objects at high speeds.The site is run by a collage of cyclists, most notably by Canadian Johanna MacDonald, Belgian Maarten Patteeuw and Finnish Markus Sandelin.

It all started in the spring of 2010, after a record breaking snowy winter when Markus bought a house 25 kilometers from the office and decided to handle the commuting with a bicycle. It turned out the bike wasn’t up to standards for that kind of stress and the first weeks were more tragicomic than glorious. Thus the idea began to brew to actually document this journey.

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