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The Paceline Podcast #55

The Paceline Podcast #55

We start with ass pain, the kind of pain that comes early in the season when your hind quarters are sensitive to long rides. But then we shift to a genuine pain in the keister, with Lance ...

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The Master

The Master

When I learned that Mark DiNucci had designed a new tube set, one for which he had done all the CAD files, and then had designed a lug set to go with it, that this was his chance to revisit the ...

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Winter Press Camp 2017, Part III

Winter Press Camp 2017, Part III

The sheer number of items we saw could clog a drainage culvert. It was overwhelming. The message that kept coming through to me was how much manufacturers want to make cycling comfortable, fun ...

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The DiNucci

The DiNucci

The frame Mark DiNucci built for me isn’t your usual road frame. It was built to speak to a specific kind of riding in a specific place. I can’t imagine I’d have asked him to ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #3

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #3

In our latest episode we discuss the evolution in bicycle advocacy from something that was strictly about facilities on the road for commuters to the rise of IMBA and to today and the rise of ...

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The Paceline Podcast #54

The Paceline Podcast #54

In this week’s show we take on a universal question: What is Fatty’s ideal weight? Okay, maybe that one isn’t quite universal. But this one is: What is YOUR ideal race weight. ...

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Homogenization

Homogenization

Back in the 1980s I worked in a record store. As a young person I loved working retail and working in a record store was a way to be around a passion of mine. I got to talk music with people all ...

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Rossignol Buys Felt

Rossignol Buys Felt

French ski manufacturer is buying Felt Bicycles. It’s a dramatic turn for the scrappy brand based in Irvine, California. This is not Rossignol’s first foray into the bike market. In ...

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The Paceline Podcast #53

The Paceline Podcast #53

This week we take on one of cycling’s thorniest issues: women. Why is it that a sport so loved by women is served by an industry so bad at understanding and serving women? We’re going ...

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