Monthly Archives: June 2018

Friday Group Ride #414

Friday Group Ride #414

If you’re carrying a patch kit, you’re better prepared than I am, but I am also a little worried about you. It’s clear to me as I stand by, likely in the shade, waiting ...

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Paceline Podcast 118

Paceline Podcast 118

Patrick is just back from several days in Ketchum, Idaho, where he attended a new media event called CrankTank. There were presentations by a number of exhibitors on everything from socks to ...

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CrankTank, Part II

CrankTank, Part II

Gravel riding is like mountain bike riding in a really interesting way. While at some level all roads bear something in common—a flat, straight road in Alabama is not all that different from a ...

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CrankTank, Part I

CrankTank, Part I

I’m in Ketchum, Idaho, for a new event called CrankTank. It’s a successor of sorts to PressCamp which was shut down after last summer. The format is a bit different, with fewer ...

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Friday Group Ride #413

Friday Group Ride #413

We sat at the bench and listened to the church bells chime, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 times. As the seventh struck and slowly faded, I turned to Mike and said, “OK, roll out?” I was joking ...

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Paceline Podcast 117

Paceline Podcast 117

How much do you know about bearings? This week Patrick went to Oakland to visit the folks at Enduro Bearings and talk about how precision bearings have improved how a bicycle performs. He got an ...

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The Pull: Kristen Ulmer

The Pull: Kristen Ulmer

On this week’s show, my guest is teacher, author and creator Kristen Ulmer. In the early 1990s Ulmer rose to international prominence as the world’s foremost female big mountain extreme skier. ...

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Making Stuff

Making Stuff

When Star Wars came out in 1977, it was a cultural phenomenon. It revived science fiction as a genre and inspired an interest in space that played out both in pop culture and politics. What many ...

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