Monthly Archives: March 2014

Friday Group Ride #211

Friday Group Ride #211

I skipped dinner. I was working. It was not the best idea, but I rationalized that a juice and a coffee would get me by, and going to bed hungry would aid my early season death march back to ...

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NAHBS 14, Part III

NAHBS 14, Part III

Cykelmageren is a Danish outfit that is best known for bikes aimed at everyday transportation even if they aren’t ho-hum everyday bikes. The builder, Rasmus Gjesing has been building since ...

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Serotta, Divine, Leaving it Behind

Serotta, Divine, Leaving it Behind

Saratoga Frameworks has shut down. Last week, Brian Case, the owner of Saratoga, informed the remaining eight employees the factory was shutting down and they were to remove their personal ...

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NAHBS 14, Part II

NAHBS 14, Part II

I first learned of Six-Eleven and proprietor Aaron Dykstra in 2012 at the Sacramento NAHBS. If I’d seen his work before then, it escaped the gravity necessary to create a blip on my radar, ...

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NAHBS 14, Part I

NAHBS 14, Part I

I spent Friday in an area cordoned off near the photo booth with Nick Legan and Jeff Archer giving the prettiest bikes ever to descend on Charlotte, North Carolina, the ferrous equivalent of a ...

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Friday Group Ride #210

Friday Group Ride #210

Like a sprinter on a long mountain stage, I’ve missed the cut off, Friday slipping into Saturday with a mix of work commitments, youth hockey and reset passwords. Collectively they were my ...

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A Visit to Gita

A Visit to Gita

Gita Sporting Goods is among the bike industry’s best-respect distributors. They’ve been the force behind Giordana clothing, Pinarello, Eddy Merckx and Pegoretti bicycles and DMT ...

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1932 Tour de France

1932 Tour de France

We’ve known the guys who competed in the early Tours were harder than nails, but this video will help demonstrate just how tough they were. It may be that none of us merit the word ...

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