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Natural Acts

Natural Acts

I’m writing just to give you a little heads up that we will be taking a short break from publishing while I drive up to Oregon with my boys to view the eclipse. As a young boy I was ...

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Paceline Podcast #80

Paceline Podcast #80

Hottie and Fatty are back from Leadville. Are they ready to stop talking about it? Heck no. The talk about how their races went, how that’s different from the result they expected, and ...

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An Era Ends

An Era Ends

Bruce Gordon is retiring. That’s a sad piece of news. There are a handful of builders who have continued to impress me with their dedication to their craft and their ongoing creativity. ...

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Bianchi Infinito

Bianchi Infinito

The contemporary road bike isn’t really a single thing. Not like the way a road bike was a thing 20 years ago. We knew what we were talking about. Production bikes fell in a fairly tightly ...

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The Violation

The Violation

You walk out and it’s not there. Sometimes it takes a moment or two before you comprehend what your eyes have been telling you for far longer than it takes to read this sentence. The ...

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Paceline Podcast #79

Paceline Podcast #79

Fatty and Hottie (it’s like Laurel and Hardy, only not) are in Leadville for the annual Leadville 100. They’ve unpacked, done some course recon and have taken their final rides ahead ...

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The Sins of the Father

The Sins of the Father

Back in May I visited Bentonville, Arkansas, following my trip to Little Rock to check out Allied Cycle Works. I figured if I was going to be in Arkansas I owed it to myself to go check out the ...

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Rapha Sells

Rapha Sells

If you follow the merger and acquisition side of the bike biz then you’ve probably been aware that the leviathan of cycling apparel, Rapha, has been courting buyers. It was previously ...

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Paceline Podcast #78

Paceline Podcast #78

Fatty and Hottie are busy packing for the looming rendezvous of each of their seasons: Leadville. Yep, it’s that time once again. Fatty has a whopping six people in his contingent. The boys ...

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