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The Giro Synthe

The Giro Synthe

The last three years have seen a spate of new aero road helmets introduced; we’ve reviewed three of them here and that’s less than half of what’s out there. One question and one ...

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State of the Art

State of the Art

When I think back on some of the products I used to use and just how colossally, phenomenally slow they were from an aero standpoint, I’m amazed that I was able to ride at the speeds I did. ...

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Shimano R321 Road Shoe

Shimano R321 Road Shoe

The number one question I get from readers is for shoe recommendations. Making a shoe recommendation is hard. Nearly as hard as making recommendations for saddles. The problem, of course, is that ...

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Clément X’Plor USH Tires

Clément X’Plor USH Tires

Of the many loops I used to ride in Los Angeles, one of my faves was a half road/half dirt loop through the Santa Monica Mountains. Actually, the loop was more like 65/35 road to dirt, but ...

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The Reality of unReal

The Reality of unReal

Since 1996 Teton Gravity Research has been making action films that have consistently taken Bruce Brown’s format of epic athlete + cool location = money shot and squared the result, ...

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Deep in the Umpqua, Part III

Deep in the Umpqua, Part III

My friends in Europe think the American notion of going on vacation only to eat and drink ourselves into oblivion is as wrong-headed as our idolatry of the handgun. I’ve heard from a number of ...

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Wahoo Balance Scale

Wahoo Balance Scale

The combination of a couple of injuries, a few child-inflicted illnesses and many lost days of training due to our move has given gravity an increased interest in my movements. I’ve got a ...

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Fat Tire Flyer

Fat Tire Flyer

It’s rare that one of the protagonists at the center of the rise of a new culture has any talent for story telling. It’s seems to be a weird law of mental physics that dictates those ...

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