I’ve been wanting to start another category of posts on my site. The site began with weekend race reports, and I love posting those, but I also want to be able to write about other topics of great interest to me. So I introduce: Reviews! I purchase so many products from year-to-year. Whether it be supplies for a specific race or general components and race equipment that I purchase each year, I initially have a strong opinion (good or bad) about the product. This will be a thread of unfiltered reviews of those products.
I promise, the future of Reviews will not be only products from sponsors. I wouldn’t represent a product unless I believed in it and really knew it worked. I couldn’t fathom wearing a company’s name across my jersey that didn’t produce a worthwhile product. I wouldn’t say good about a product only because I represent them, but instead because I truly believe in them. By reviewing only products from sponsors wouldn’t be fair. Even though I will speak highly of them because I wouldn’t represent something I don’t believe in, other good products I come across throughout the year should receive an ‘unfiltered’ outside review as well.
Nothing would make more sense to review first than my wheels! My title sponsor for 2016 and 2017 has been Southern Wheelworks. Dustin started the company a few years ago as a side project, working as an engineer during the