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Eroica California

Eroica California

I have traction. I am keeping the front wheel down. Amazingly, I’m turning over a gear so monster I think of it as something I’d use for flat ground, not any sort of hill. And then it ...

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The Sea Otter ‘Show,’ Part II

The Sea Otter ‘Show,’ Part II

The expo at Sea Otter was a me-too event, started to riff off the success of the expos at the Big Bear Lake and Mammoth Mountain NORBA National stops on the mountain bike circuit. It’s not ...

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The Mother Ship

The Mother Ship

I expected the front suspension to compress and the front wheel to roll over the root as I eased around the tree and down the eroded stair-step terrain. What happened next was that I found myself ...

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Lezyne Introduces GPS

Lezyne Introduces GPS

When you think of the many components and accessories on the market, there aren’t many near monopolies. There’s the Greenfield kickstand and … the Garmin’s GPS units. ...

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Coated in Rubber

Coated in Rubber

I’ve been experimenting with rubber lately. No, I don’t mean anything that would get used in “50 Shades of Gray,” though. S&M isn’t quite my thing, unless you ...

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