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Paceline Podcast #104

Paceline Podcast #104

Our man Patrick is back from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show and has stories to tell. As chief judge he, with the help of fellow judges Tom Kellogg (yes, that Tom Kellogg of Spectrum ...

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2018 NAHBS: Best Mountain Bike

2018 NAHBS: Best Mountain Bike

When NAHBS organizer Don Walker tapped me to be chief judge, I relaxed a great number of rules. I stressed to builders that our job is to recognize great work rather than find out who follows ...

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88 Temples: Now Online

88 Temples: Now Online

Bicycling has added my feature “88 Temples” to its site. For those of you who aren’t subscribers or haven’t had the opportunity to pick up a copy of the magazine, you can ...

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Where’s My Ring? SRAM Force 1x

Where’s My Ring? SRAM Force 1x

There was a time when a 12-25 cassette and a 53/39 crankset could get me over anything in California. I miss that the way I miss having seven percent body fat. These days, I need more more range, ...

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Chileno Valley Grasshopper

Chileno Valley Grasshopper

In Sonoma County’s Grasshopper Adventure Series, riders who do the full series are treated subjected to a variety of different requirements to succeed. Sure, you’ve got to have the ...

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88 Temples

88 Temples

In the author’s note for Live or Die, Anne Sexton apologized for the order of the poems, arranged as they were, in the chronological sequence in which they were written. She conceded ...

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The Paceline Podcast #102

The Paceline Podcast #102

Let’s talk dogs. No, not those furry lumps of love that drool on (or sometimes eat) your shoes. We’re talking feet. Do you have problems with your feet? Do cycling shoes give you ...

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