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Interbike 2015, Part VII

Interbike 2015, Part VII

GU’s booth was, unfortunately, a bit out of the way and I only managed to make it by once. The salted caramel apple flavor isn’t exactly new, but it was new to me and I soon found ...

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Interbike 2015, Part VI

Interbike 2015, Part VI

A big story at Interbike this year was visibility. There was a noticeable decrease in the amount of all-black clothing on offer, but more impressive were the products that featured all-over ...

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The Return of the Explainer

The Return of the Explainer

(Not Lance Armstrong.) Ever hear the one about the respected journalist in Wyoming who got laid off the same day he was diagnosed with cancer? The punchline is that instead of dying, he opened a ...

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Interbike 2015, Part V

Interbike 2015, Part V

You may have heard that three members of the cast of “Breaking Away” made an appearance at Interbike this year. Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid and Jackie Earle Haley dropped by the ...

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Interbike 2015, Sockgate

Interbike 2015, Sockgate

(Not sure who to credit for this shot as it’s been repeatedly purloined on teh Interwebz) Before we continue with our Interbike coverage, I want to take a moment to acknowledge the Sockgate ...

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Interbike 2015, Part III

Interbike 2015, Part III

The last 48 hours has been a whirlwind unlike any I recall at previous Interbikes. I’ve had meetings from 7:30 in the morning until 11:00 at night for the last two days, the one exception ...

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Interbike 2015, Part II

Interbike 2015, Part II

I began today much the way I ended yesterday: by riding bikes. This time I rode with the SRAMies from Mandalay Bay out to Boulder Canyon, which is largely uphill and into the wind. The question ...

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Interbike 2015, Part I

Interbike 2015, Part I

Interbike’s Outdoor Demo kicked off today in Bootleg Canyon. While it wasn’t crazy hot, like last year, it was windy enough to give all but the biggest riders some gusty shoves. And ...

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Laspocalypse

Laspocalypse

In his magnum opus, “The Stand,” Steven King tells a story of a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a manmade flu in which people self-select into two one of two populations, either ...

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