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Riding the Panzer

Riding the Panzer

When I heard the megaphone, it didn’t compute. I was riding on a dirt road in reaches of Sonoma County so remote the road barely shows up on Google Maps. It’s not a place where one, ...

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Interbike 2015, Part XI

Interbike 2015, Part XI

Interbike isn’t all gear, gear, gear, though it can seem that way. I went into this year’s show with the intention of taking lots of pictures of people and ended up in enough of a ...

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Passing the Helmet

Passing the Helmet

For the last few years, the day after Levi’s Gran Fondo, a few of us have been getting together for an easy recovery ride. I can’t speak for the others in attendance, but I have not ...

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Interbike 2015, Part IX

Interbike 2015, Part IX

Alchemy Bicycles showed at Interbike for the first time and while that’s great news for a brand that has been more closely associated with the handmade/custom end of the market, they were ...

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Interbike 2015, Part VIII

Interbike 2015, Part VIII

I ran across Wishbone Design last year and found their kids’ products to be both inventive and practical. This year they showed an add-on kit that converts the balance bike into one with a ...

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Interbike 2015, Part VII

Interbike 2015, Part VII

GU’s booth was, unfortunately, a bit out of the way and I only managed to make it by once. The salted caramel apple flavor isn’t exactly new, but it was new to me and I soon found ...

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Interbike 2015, Part VI

Interbike 2015, Part VI

A big story at Interbike this year was visibility. There was a noticeable decrease in the amount of all-black clothing on offer, but more impressive were the products that featured all-over ...

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