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Kalamazoo Killer Guilty

Kalamazoo Killer Guilty

Charles Pickett Jr., the driver who killed five riders and injured four more with his pickup truck in Kalamazoo, Mich., has been found guilty of all charges. In June of 2016 Pickett drove his ...

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CampoVelo

CampoVelo

This past weekend I had the good fortune to attend a day of the three-day food/wine/beer/bike festival CampoVelo. The event, in its second year, has grown and morphed from a bike ride with a food ...

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First Ride: Ibis Ripmo

First Ride: Ibis Ripmo

Roughly 10 years ago I had a conversation with one of the brighter engineers I know in the bike industry. He’s designed some incredible road bikes, a number of remarkable mountain bikes and ...

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Paceline Podcast 113

Paceline Podcast 113

Down is up and up is underground. Our man Hottie, formerly the leanest man in masters bike racing has portlied himself up to a whopping 165 lbs! What to do! He confesses that without all the ...

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The Future Is Here

The Future Is Here

I’m currently riding a carbon fiber road bike equipped with a mechanical drivetrain and hydraulic disc brakes. It wasn’t that many years ago that I wrote how I didn’t see how or ...

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With Both Feet: Part II

With Both Feet: Part II

Castelfranco di Sopra To my good fortune the bar that the cycling fans all hang out with is the Communist Party bar, much to the delight of the locals who think all Americans see Communists as ...

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Good Grief

Good Grief

So Lance Armstrong has settled Floyd Landis’ whistleblower lawsuit. Armstrong will pay the federal government $5 million dollars. Landis will receive $1M of that and Armstrong will pay ...

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Paceline Podcast 112

Paceline Podcast 112

Hottie took off with Mrs. Hottie for a bike-packing trip. Only they didn’t camp out and sleep in sleeping bags. They stayed in a hotel. He thinks Mrs. Hottie brought too much stuff. But ...

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