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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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The Paceline Podcast #47

The Paceline Podcast #47

Fatty’s World Bicycle Relief fundraiser is becoming a worldwide success. He has a major update on his progress and is offering some major prizes as incentives. British Parliament shakes ...

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The Paceline Podcast #46

The Paceline Podcast #46

Santa has come early to Padraig’s chimney and he has left behind the new Dura-Ace. We go over the bright and shiny parts. We also take a look at the vast array of gruppos making a run for ...

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The Paceline Podcast #45

The Paceline Podcast #45

It is one thing to decide not to ride, it’s another to be forced off the bike by illness or injury or whatever. Fatty vents on his period of no riding. It’s not all complaining. We ...

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The Paceline Podcast #44

The Paceline Podcast #44

The Grand Tours and the UCI are headed for a showdown over team size. The Tour de France, Giro and Vuelta have decided to reduce the number of riders per team from nine to eight. The problem is, ...

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The Paceline Podcast #43

The Paceline Podcast #43

Fatty and Padraig talk about their merger. RKP+FC=Big Fun. Padraig had a nice encounter recently with Tyler Hamilton. We get an update on the cyclist who played a pivotal role in righting some of ...

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The Paceline Podcast #42

The Paceline Podcast #42

Fall is a great season for riding and enjoying. The fitness is still hanging in there and the calendar is full of rides and events. Fatty takes us on a fall tradition that has been a part of his ...

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Look at Me Shoes

Look at Me Shoes

I was ready to write how I had ridden a pair of neon-green shoes around for two months without so much as an “oh wow,” when it happened. There I was, rolling down my street, headed out for ...

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