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Paceline Podcast #58

Paceline Podcast #58

This week we’ve got two great interviews with guys who know their way around the manufacturing of bikes. First up, though, we recap last weekend’s sogtastic (ultra-soggy) Super ...

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Give it Your Worst

Give it Your Worst

My first impressions of Litespeed are a lot like titanium: strong and lasting. I had just started riding in the South Bay of Los Angeles County, just before the carbon fiber boom, and would ...

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Old Michelin Man Winter

Old Michelin Man Winter

Finding a fast tire that also makes it through the rigors of Fall and Winter training is a big ask. A lot of my buddies swear by the Continental 4000 as being quick and pretty good at flat ...

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The Paceline Podcast #52

The Paceline Podcast #52

Padraig has migrated south for the winter .. Winter Press Camp that is. He has the latest and greatest in road and gravel, including an eye-catching bike from a new company with a new approach to ...

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Chill Ride

Chill Ride

Remember when you were ten and it would rain? As soon as the rain would stop, you’d hook up with friends on bikes and rip through every mud puddle in the neighborhood. The dirtier the water, the ...

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The Paceline Podcast #51

The Paceline Podcast #51

Fatty needs a detective. He is having a problem with theft. Someone is taking bike clothes from the Fatty household. It’s a Lycra whodunnit and it maybe an inside job. Michael is back on ...

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The Paceline Podcast #50

The Paceline Podcast #50

One of the first interviews on The Paceline was with Velofix. The mobile bike shop company was just getting started. In matter of months, Velofix and the concept of roaming bike repair facilities ...

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Gotta Wear Shades

Gotta Wear Shades

Sunglasses don’t make us faster. Maybe that’s why few of us plunk down good money for performance eyewear. Add to that, we abuse them, lose them, scratch them and break them. Sometimes it’s hard ...

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The Paceline Podcast #49

The Paceline Podcast #49

We are putting Speed X back under the microscope. This was a bike company that first caught our attention during Episode 13. Now they have a new model, called the Unicorn (yikes), and some new ...

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The Paceline Podcast #48

The Paceline Podcast #48

We decided to take the final show of the year and have some fun. We hand out some awards, and they are not your standard awards. There’s no “Best Rear Derailleur” or Best ...

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