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Summer PressCamp 2016, Part II

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part II

White Lightning, the maker of lubes, degreasers and regreasers—okay, just grease—has freshened up its look with new packaging. The goal is to tie the various products together better and make ...

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Summer PressCamp 2016, Part I

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part I

One of the thing about PressCamp that makes it worthwhile to attend each year is the fact that there are always a few products that completely surprise me. Case in point: new eyeweard from ...

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Reincarnation

Reincarnation

Every now and then in our comments we get asked about why we don’t spend more of our time reviewing mid-range bikes and products. It happened again recently. As I mentioned in my response, ...

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The Theory of Mid-Ride Repair

The Theory of Mid-Ride Repair

The world is full of theories. There’s the theory of evolution, the theory of relativity, of biogenesis, of plate tectonics, and on we go. And all of them have enough science backing them ...

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Orlando

Orlando

Orlando looms large in my history. I first went to Disney World in 1974. I visited it every few years as my grandparents were in Miami, and then later relocated, in retirement, to Winter Haven, ...

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Lightweight: A First Ride

Lightweight: A First Ride

When I was in Sedona recently, among the products I had a chance to sample were Lightweight wheels and Lightweight’s Urgestalt frameset. I’ve been reading about the brand’s ...

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Old-Fashioned Cheating

Old-Fashioned Cheating

In the wake of Ted King’s amazing victory at Dirty Kanza, not to mention the utterly crushing disappointment of defending champion Yuri Hauswald’s mechanical-induced DNF, ...

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