I previously reviewed the Cannondale SuperX cyclocross bike and noted it was a potential category killer. Which is to say it excels at commuting, road riding, and dirt. In fact, the latter is its one weakness.
While the major fallout from Gibbs' "the professional left" flap has died down a bit, a second round of examination seems to have begun -- one much more introspective and much less knee-jerk than the first round.
No matter who you vote for, they have to be pushed for every inch of progress, every last line of policy. We can force an end to this bloody and expensive war in Afghanistan. But it takes a lot more than voting to achieve it.