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The Sins of the Father

The Sins of the Father

Back in May I visited Bentonville, Arkansas, following my trip to Little Rock to check out Allied Cycle Works. I figured if I was going to be in Arkansas I owed it to myself to go check out the ...

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Rapha Sells

Rapha Sells

If you follow the merger and acquisition side of the bike biz then you’ve probably been aware that the leviathan of cycling apparel, Rapha, has been courting buyers. It was previously ...

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Paceline Podcast #78

Paceline Podcast #78

Fatty and Hottie are busy packing for the looming rendezvous of each of their seasons: Leadville. Yep, it’s that time once again. Fatty has a whopping six people in his contingent. The boys ...

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First Ride: Specialized Epic

First Ride: Specialized Epic

A demo van recently showed up to our Wednesday night race series. The Howarth Park Dirt Crits are put on by Bike Monkey and ladle out silly amounts of fun. The only reason I miss them is when ...

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Paceline Podcast #77

Paceline Podcast #77

Fatty crashed and got a big raspberry on his hip. Went down on a wet descent right by a spot cyclists call Hamilton Falls because Tyler Hamilton fell there during the Tour of Utah. The staff here ...

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Shimano Goes Boa

Shimano Goes Boa

As Rolling Stone‘s John Swenson once wrote, “John Entwistle had the misfortune to be a good songwriter in a band (The Who) with a great one (Pete Townshend).” Entwistle was ...

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