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The Paceline Podcast #69

The Paceline Podcast #69

This week we tackle every young boy’s favorite topic. We discuss the struggles Samuel Dumoulin experienced at the Giro, where he suddenly hopped off his bike and ran out of sight to respond ...

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Not-So Skilled Labor

Not-So Skilled Labor

In all the time I’ve been visiting bike companies, I’ve never once handled pre-pregnated (better known as pre-preg) carbon fiber while in its still-useful state. I’ve handled a ...

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Remarkable: a First Ride

Remarkable: a First Ride

Since the announcement of the launch of Allied Cycle Works I’ve been wondering the same thing everyone else has. Just how good are the bikes? Based on the information I had, knowing the ...

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Small Rider, Big Fun

Small Rider, Big Fun

I’m just going to begin by saying that I feel for anyone who has such a passion for children that they decide to start offering a product line aimed at them. This is more true of clothing ...

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The Redwood Empire Pedalcast #13

The Redwood Empire Pedalcast #13

This week we recorded live at Trail House, talking bikes and trails as people got their morning lattés. Patrick went down at the opening Bike Monkey dirt crit of the season and has some great ...

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The Paceline Podcast #68

The Paceline Podcast #68

Are you feeling tired? We are, but not of doing this show. We talk sleep, ingredients of better sleep and the value of a good nap. We also discuss a few hormones that are involved and how much we ...

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Delight

Delight

As his not-so-tininess The Deuce exited the turn I could see his eyes widen and mouth pull taught in an O of amazement. His expression said it all—Holy cow, I pulled it off! U-turns had been his ...

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Same Reliability, Less Weight

Same Reliability, Less Weight

Buying wheels as a set has become a given. That’s a relatively recent phenomenon. And back when I built wheels from scratch, one of the best choices you could make was to use Mavic hubs and ...

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Happy Feet

Happy Feet

A couple of months ago I reviewed the Seal Skinz MTB Thin Mid with Hydrostop socks. They kept water out the way a balloon keeps the air in. Crazy effective. At the end of a sloshy five-hour ride, ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #12

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #12

Patrick takes this week’s show solo as Jake is away on official (family) business. He’ll be back next week. We recap last weekend’s final Grasshopper of the season, King Ridge ...

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