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Paceline Tandem #07

Paceline Tandem #07

Our guest for this episode is Alison Tetrick who finished third this year at the Dirty Kanza 200, inarguably one of the world’s toughest gravel events. This is the full interview we excerpted on ...

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The Pull: Brad Bingham

The Pull: Brad Bingham

On this week’s show, my guest is framebuilder Brad Bingham. He’s been called the finest TIG-welder in the world. Bingham rose to international prominence as a result of his work as a welder ...

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Paceline Tandem #06

Paceline Tandem #06

We knew even before the race was over that we would be talking to Yuri Hauswald about his adventure at the new 350-mile version of Dirty Kanza, known as the DKXL. How could we not? The 2015 ...

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Just One More: Wente

Just One More: Wente

Most bike races hit out on a course of a predetermined length. Either it’s a set distance around a course or its a bunch of laps on a shorter course. Criteriums offered an interesting twist ...

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Bourdain

Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain is gone. I can’t believe I’m writing that sentence. Television personalities rarely resonate with me, but for reasons as voluminous as a Pynchon novel, Bourdain was ...

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Paceline Podcast 116

Paceline Podcast 116

Last weekend’s Dirty Kanza introduced a new length, the DKXL, a 350-mile version of the unofficial world championship of gravel racing. In this episode we talk about both the 350 and the ...

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The Pull: Damon Rinard

The Pull: Damon Rinard

On this week’s show, my guest is Damon Rinard, the engineering manager for road bikes for Cycling Sports Group. Rinard has more than 30 years’ experience in the bike industry. He came to ...

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The Naming of Names

The Naming of Names

With all due respect to the great Ray Bradbury, one of my favorite aspects of Bike Monkey’s Wente race was how creative people’s efforts were at naming their teams. You see, in ...

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Countdown

Countdown

It hits me: I have exactly 62 minutes to execute a final lap. That’s more time than I needed to finish my first two laps, but not as much time as I needed for the last four. We’ve got ...

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Paceline Podcast 115

Paceline Podcast 115

Cycling is a great way to both enjoy the journey and the destination. Put another way it makes getting there fun. But how important should goals be? Are goals like finishing an event or standing ...

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