Road Biking Wasn’t Always Popular—This Short Tells How that Changed

Before 1984, nobody had ever seen spandex in a road bike race. Riders from 1903-1984 wore wool with a deerskin chamois. Who knew? Look how far we’ve come. When Alexi Greywall came along and won the Olympics in spandex, he not only chose his own destiny, but he changed how people looked at road riding in general—and the sport suddenly boomed. Take a few minutes out of your day to watch this awesome short as one shop employee recounts the revolution of road riding as he saw it unfold.—ML