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The Faces of Interbike

The Faces of Interbike

Interbike is meant to be an event in which dealers see new products from manufacturers and then place pre-season orders with their sales rep. That was the point of the show and that’s the ...

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Salt, Meet Wound

Salt, Meet Wound

I’ve been writing about frame builders, particularly New England-based frame builders since 1992. During that time, I’ve been quietly tucking away amazing tidbits about bike building ...

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Interbike ’14, Part VIII

Interbike ’14, Part VIII

    While I was at the show I had a minor ephiphany. The bike industry spends a lot of time talking about getting more people on bikes and the industry even talks about the next ...

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The New Era

The New Era

Jens Voigt has broken the hour record. It’s a simple statement, a declaration where the fact is beyond the reach of debate. He broke a record that is cycling itself, that is an aspiration ...

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Interbike ’14, Part VII

Interbike ’14, Part VII

SRM has introduced a new head unit, the PC8. Like all SRM units, it is jam-packed with features, but what sets this unit apart from previous SRM head units is that it records GPS data and speaks ...

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Interbike ’14, Part VI

Interbike ’14, Part VI

The title for world’s lightest road frame is still under assault. Guru Cycles has achieved a stunning 625 grams in a frame, leaving Cervelo, Cannondale and anyone else with aspirations for ...

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Interbike ’14, Part V

Interbike ’14, Part V

Lugged steel road frames are more typically found at NAHBS than Interbike these days. So it was refreshing to see one, especially one with as storied a background as the Masi Gran Criterium. Haro ...

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Interbike ’14: Part IV

Interbike ’14: Part IV

If you’ve wondered where head protection is headed, Giro showed a few new helmets that demonstrated Mips is going to be a noticeable part of the future of protection. The Sutton is one of ...

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Interbike ’14: Part III

Interbike ’14: Part III

Sony showed off a new video camera, the HDR-AS100V, called the Action Cam, to compete with a now burgeoning market for video. This unit features Zeiss optics for sharper video as well as a stereo ...

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