Monthly Archives: September 2014

Next Reading: NorCal Bike Sport

Next Reading: NorCal Bike Sport

I’m excited to announce I’m going to be reading from “Why We Ride” again. This Friday, October 3, I’ll be appearing at NorCal Bikesport in Santa Rosa, ahead of ...

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The Ice Bath Challenge

The Ice Bath Challenge

By now you have seen an Ice Bucket Challenge or two. It has become a social media craze one hopes will keep going until we have some answers to ALS. It has become a reason to feel good about ...

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Friday Group Ride #234

Friday Group Ride #234

All the time, I get calls from people who have had their bike stolen. They are invariably in some phase of the grieving process, usually either sadness or anger. I always say, “I’m so ...

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A Love Letter to Interbike

A Love Letter to Interbike

Some people give business cards at the show. Gregg Bagni gives out cookies. Editor’s note: Gregg Bagni is the director of White Road Investments and the principal behind Alien Truth ...

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Next Reading: Velo Hangar

Next Reading: Velo Hangar

I’m going to be reading from “Why We Ride” again. Tomorrow, Thursday, September 25, I’ll be appearing at Velo Hangar in Solana Beach. The shindig will begin at 7:00 and ...

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The Faces of Interbike

The Faces of Interbike

Interbike is meant to be an event in which dealers see new products from manufacturers and then place pre-season orders with their sales rep. That was the point of the show and that’s the ...

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Salt, Meet Wound

Salt, Meet Wound

I’ve been writing about frame builders, particularly New England-based frame builders since 1992. During that time, I’ve been quietly tucking away amazing tidbits about bike building ...

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Interbike ’14, Part VIII

Interbike ’14, Part VIII

    While I was at the show I had a minor ephiphany. The bike industry spends a lot of time talking about getting more people on bikes and the industry even talks about the next ...

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The New Era

The New Era

Jens Voigt has broken the hour record. It’s a simple statement, a declaration where the fact is beyond the reach of debate. He broke a record that is cycling itself, that is an aspiration ...

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Interbike ’14, Part VII

Interbike ’14, Part VII

SRM has introduced a new head unit, the PC8. Like all SRM units, it is jam-packed with features, but what sets this unit apart from previous SRM head units is that it records GPS data and speaks ...

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