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4-Pack Bicycle Quarterly Back Issues

$34.00

We’ve assembled these 4-packs of Bicycle Quarterly back issues for those interested in reading up on a particular topic. Of course, each issue includes many other interesting articles as well to give you many hours of reading enjoyment. Below is a list of the issues included with each pack.

Click on a 4-pack title below to add it to your cart.

You can also select any 4 magazines from the drop-down menus below to create your own 4-pack.

 

Our Best Bike Tests:

  • 45 (Calfee 650B on the Volcano High Pass 600 km)
  • 47 (MAP on the search for the secret passes)
  • 50 (J. P. Weigle at the BQ Un-Meeting)
  • 53 (Specialized Diverge Carbon Di2)

 

Titanium Bike Tests:

  • 58 (Moots Routt and the toughest mountain bike race in Japan)
  • 57 (Litespeed Gravel Bike on the search for the “Lost Pass”)
  • 56 (Firefly titanium Enduro Allroad on the High Road to Mexico City)
  • 51 (Jeff Jones on a Winter bikepacking adventure)

 

 Tire Performance:

  • 43 (Summary of all BQ research on tire performance)
  • 17 (Our ground-breaking roll-down tests)
  • 36 (Do larger wheels roll faster over bumps?)
  • 48 (Discussion with Panaracer: Making Supple Tires)

 

Bike Handling:

  • 38 (Explanation of geometry and how it affects handling)
  • 19 (How to design a well-handling bike)
  • 11 (Front-end geometries for different loads, speeds and tire sizes)
  • 31 (Testing the effects of wheel size on bike handling)
  • Overlap with American Builders Speak pack.

 

Frame Stiffness and Planing:

  • 24 (Double-blind frame stiffness experiment)
  • 28 (More frame stiffness experiments with power meters)
  • 35 (Measuring frame stiffness and the balance of the frame)
  • 23 (Measuring fork blade flex)

 

General Bike Performance:

  • 21 (Wind-tunnel testing of tires, fenders, bags, clothes, position)
  • 41 (Generator hub performance test)
  • 29 (Suspension losses quantified)
  • 22 (PBP equipment survey: What worked and what didn’t)

 

Classic Bike Technology:

  • 14 (Riding with Classic Cyclotouring Derailleurs)
  • 16 (Riding with Classic Racing Derailleurs)
  • 26 (Brakes: History and Function)
  • 45 (Retrofriction and PowerShift explained)
  • Note: Overlap with Best Bike Tests and American Builders Speak packs.

 

Classic Builders 1:

  • 1 (Alex Singer)
  • 28 (Jack Taylor)
  • 14 (Goeland)
  • 17 (Reyhand)
  • Note: Overlap with Tire Performance and Frame Flex packs.

 

Classic Builders 2:

  • 30 (Paul Charrel)
  • 24 (Nicola Barra)
  • 20 (Hetchins)
  • 21 (TA)
  • Note: Overlap with Frame Stiffness and General Performance packs.

 

American Builders Speak:

  • 19 (Bob Brown Makes a Stainless Steel Frame + Re-Raking a Fork to Improve a Bicycle’s Handling)
  • 16 (Mark Nobilette on custom-making lugs)
  • 33 (Bruce Gordon on his ti-lugged carbon 650B bike)
  • 15 (Jamie Swan on frame alignment)
  • Note: Overlap with Bike Technology and Bike Handling packs.

 

Tandems:

  • 7 (Tandem Special Issue)
  • 5 (Paris-Brest-Paris 2005 on 1946 René Herse tandem)
  • 36 (Fastest tandem in PBP 1956: history and restoration)
  • 27 (The first diagonal, on a tandem, 1930)
  • Note: Overlap with Tire Performance Pack

 

Build your own 4-Pack by selecting issues below:

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We’ve assembled these 4-packs of Bicycle Quarterly back issues for those interested in reading up on a particular topic. Of course, each issue includes many other interesting articles as well to give you many hours of reading enjoyment.

You can also select any 4 magazines to create your own 4-pack.