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Velo Jerseys Long Sleeve Jersey

Velo Jerseys Long Sleeve Jersey

Two-plus decades ago, during an era when Sean Kelly was still an active pro and what was arguably the world’s greatest team hailed from the Netherlands, VeloNews ran a shot of King Kelly ...

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Taiwan

Taiwan

I’m headed to Taiwan for my first visit there. I’m traveling on behalf of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News and will be doing some factory tours in addition to some riding. ...

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Zipp Tangente Speed R28

Zipp Tangente Speed R28

Zipp has overhauled its tire line. By all appearances, they started from scratch. Now that there is a body of evidence that has demonstrated how wider tires can cut rolling resistance, Zipp has ...

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The Ultimate Gravel Pedal

The Ultimate Gravel Pedal

I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that Speedplay’s Richard Bryne may be the most creative person in the bike industry. He came up with the first design for aero bars, invented ...

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The Noise of the Wind

The Noise of the Wind

I’d been riding the Rocky Mountains for weeks, long enough to have acclimated to riding at 7000 feet. Despite the late June date, the mornings were cool as falling leaves and visible ...

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Grinduro!

Grinduro!

I was standing on top of Grizzly Ridge, waiting for some sort of internal cue to materialize when one of the race volunteers told the rider next to me, “You’re going to roll into the ...

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A Helmet for the Kids

A Helmet for the Kids

Can we be honest for a sec? Kids are falling machines. Their inner ears have all the expertise of a drunken penguin trying to slackline. Naturally, a bike helmet is a good idea not just for when ...

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