Monthly Archives: September 2016

Interbike 2016, Part VII

Interbike 2016, Part VII

Vic Armijo is a buddy from the media world going back 20 years or so. His byline has appeared most everywhere at some point in time. These days he may be best known as an event promotor (The Tour ...

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The Paceline Podcast #35

The Paceline Podcast #35

Lance Armstrong is a giver. There, we said it. He gives like no other to the Paceline. He gives us great material to talk about. This week,  he gave again. Interbike overload part deux is also ...

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The Whelm

The Whelm

Back in the early 1990s I played a computer game based around the F/A-18 Hornet. I think they call those first-person flyers, as opposed to first-person shooters, but trust me, there was plenty ...

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Interbike 2016, Part VI

Interbike 2016, Part VI

I’ll admit that there were some “new” things shown at Interbike that I’d already seen at Press Camp or even Sea Otter. No matter. In the intervening months, things ...

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Interbike 2016, Part V

Interbike 2016, Part V

As a kid, every Christmas season I would receive the FAO Schwarz toy catalog. I’m not sure why, but it would come in the mail and then I’d obsess over the many toys it displayed that ...

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Friday Group Ride #330

Friday Group Ride #330

I don’t remember the first time I pulled my bike over and parked it in the rack in front of Fern’s Country Store. It was some time in the ’90s. How many times I’ve been ...

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The Paceline Podcast #34

The Paceline Podcast #34

The Paceline goes full geek with an Interbike special. Padraig and Michael host from the annual bike bonanza in Las Vegas. This episode is dedicated to the gear head in all of us. FSA making some ...

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Interbike 2016, Part IV

Interbike 2016, Part IV

If there’s been one recurring theme of this year’s Interbike, it has, unfortunately, been the constant refrain of how small the show is, who isn’t here. I’m just going to ...

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Interbike 2016, Part III

Interbike 2016, Part III

I got to ride two different bikes today with the new Dura-Ace R9100. The first bike was the Fuji SL disc. This is a revision of the SL, which was introduced last year. The SL disc adds 75 grams ...

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Interbike 2016, Part II

Interbike 2016, Part II

The biggest component story at Interbike, at least so far—is the long-awaited release of FSA’s electronic group, K-Force WE. FSA has been threatening to release a full component group since ...

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