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Threshold

Threshold

We appear to live in a linear world. Roads go from here to there. Tomorrow comes after today and 1 + 1 = 2. And while you can add 1 + 1 a thousand times and wind up with 1000 apples, oranges—or ...

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The Paceline 154

The Paceline 154

Last weekend, Selene rode the Lu Lacka Wyco Hundo, a 100-mile ride in northeaster Pennsylvania with its share of dirt roads, steep hills and, on this day, plenty of cold weather and rain. ...

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The Pull: Tom Kellogg, Part II

The Pull: Tom Kellogg, Part II

In the second part of my interview with Tom Kellogg, we begin with a discussion of geometry for track bikes, and while this subject may not seem super-compelling on its face, it brings in a very ...

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Huffmaster, Take Two

Huffmaster, Take Two

Given the way everyone responded to my photos of the recent Huffmaster Grasshopper, and the degree to which this site leans on the written word, as opposed to the visual beauty of cycling, I ...

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On Terms

On Terms

You know the challenge. You’re in a group and somewhere deep inside of you the river of time flows just as your blood surges through your veins. You are on one of two sides of an equation. Either ...

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Paceline Podcast 153

Paceline Podcast 153

Pennsylvania in spring is a good place to be a cyclist. The landscape glows in technicolor and the events can be unusual with equal doses of nutty, fun and camaraderie. Selene shares some of the ...

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Sea Otter Classic, Part II

Sea Otter Classic, Part II

For all that Sea Otter purports to be, what makes the expo most compelling isn’t the new helmet technology or the energy bar formulated from sand and cat hair. It’s the bikes. A bike ...

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Paceline Podcast 152

Paceline Podcast 152

Patrick is back from the Sea Otter Classic so we are back on our normal schedule. This week he reports on a new gravel bike, one that happens to be fully suspended, to be released later this ...

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