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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #5

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #5

Patrick headed off to Auburn to take in the third annual Tour de Placer Roubaix, a fundraiser for the Placer Foothills mountain bike team, which competes in NICA’s NorCal League. It’s ...

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Wet Feet

Wet Feet

As the cool kids say, it’s a thing. As in, wet feet are a thing, a thing you don’t want, as if its thingness was as easy to apprehend as a loaf of bread, like you could drop it in the ...

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You Call Those Foothills?

You Call Those Foothills?

Prior to the start of the ride locals were discussing their last outing with Yankee Jim. Every community has their Yankee Jim. Sometimes it’s the dog that’s never chained up in the ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #4

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #4

In this week’s show we talk about all the rain Northern California has been experiencing and how that’s creating problems not just for those who want to ride off road but even for ...

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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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