Author Archive

Interbike 2018, Part II

Interbike 2018, Part II

Magnesium is coming back, at least, according to one bike manufacturer. Unfortunately, no one told this particularly company that what we’ve learned about metallurgy and bicycles has told ...

Read more
Interbike 2018, Part I

Interbike 2018, Part I

Walking around the first day of Interbike here in Reno, Nev., reminded me of when Interbike used to offer an East Coast show, originally in Atlantic City, and then, later, Philadelphia. The main ...

Read more
Outdoor Demo, Day 2

Outdoor Demo, Day 2

Trade shows have a reasonably straightforward business model. They are a gathering of suppliers and retailers in one big space so that retailers can select what products they want to sell to ...

Read more
Interbike is Here!

Interbike is Here!

So this year we are in Lake Tahoe, or Truckee, more accurately, for the industry’s annual tour of everything we’ve already heard about. It’s a shame that there aren’t any ...

Read more
Paceline Podcast 128

Paceline Podcast 128

Selene has a dilemma. She lives in a town with amazing riding culture and plenty of people to ride with. However. (There’s always a however, isn’t there?) Her favorite riding buddy is ...

Read more
Just for RKP Readers

Just for RKP Readers

Last spring we tried something new to RKP. We undertook a sponsorship with our friends at Seven Cycles where RKP readers could purchase a bike and RKP would benefit by receiving a portion of the ...

Read more
Paceline Podcast 127

Paceline Podcast 127

Forget ‘cross is coming. ‘Cross is here. Last weekend, Labor Day Weekend for crying out loud, the first big race of the season was held in Delaware—Granogue. And yet, it was hotter ...

Read more