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Paceline Podcast 121

Paceline Podcast 121

This week we take a look at the women and racing. There are some high points worth celebrating—Trek has created a new women’s pro team—and a whole lot of low lights, like podium girls. ...

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The Pull: James Winchester

The Pull: James Winchester

On this week’s show, my guest is James Winchester, the product manager for Masi Bicycles. The role of a product manager at a bike company is, perhaps, one of the most visible expressions of what ...

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The Trouble With 1x

The Trouble With 1x

As an operating system, human beings have a terrible range of performance. If it’s much colder than 60 degrees Fahrenheit, we need clothing to keep warm. If it’s much warmer than 85 ...

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Disc Learning

Disc Learning

Of the many experiences it is possible to have on a bike, the one that seems most universally disliked is a loss of control. It—that loss of control—comes in as many flavors as jelly beans do. ...

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Paceline Podcast 120

Paceline Podcast 120

Selene has a dilemma. She’s watching the Tour de France. And enjoying it. She’s concerned that maybe she shouldn’t be enjoying it or that she should be more concerned about the ...

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The Pull: Lennard Zinn

The Pull: Lennard Zinn

On this week’s show, my guest is Lennard Zinn, whose book, Zinn and the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance, has just been released in its sixth edition by VeloPress. Zinn is best known for his work ...

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Orbea Orca

Orbea Orca

In the last couple of years I’ve ridden a number of bikes that aimed to be the best at something. The stiffest, the lightest, the most comfortable, the most custom. Many of those ...

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The Red Kite Ronde et Vous

The Red Kite Ronde et Vous

The Red Kite Ronde et Vous is our fist-ever event. It is a gravel event with a custom bike party. We will do two days of gravel rides in Sonoma County, the first tracing the Old Caz route from ...

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Paceline Podcast 119

Paceline Podcast 119

It’s summer, irrevocably so. Unless you live in Honduras, you may be struggling to deal with the heat. For all the talk that cycling is the perfect thing to do on a summer day, it is, as we ...

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