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Sampson Sports s5 Pedals

My first experience with Sampson products came back in 1987 when a coworker at the bike shop I worked at bought a Centurion Ironman spec’d with Sampson pedals. For those of you who don’t recall ...

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NAHBS Highlights

By now you’ve seen plenty of images from this past weekend’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show. There were some very deserving award winners. In the interest of not contributing to ...

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Assos ClimaJet Breaker

There’s been a creeping trend in the PRO peloton over the last couple of seasons that mystifies me as much as the enduring attraction for Brittney Spears. PRO teams have been wearing baggy wind ...

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Fun With Adhesives

Thanks to reader Nathan for sending along this shot of an RKP sticker on his rain bike. Not a bad spot in our opinion. Get your stickers here.

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New Kit

A new season means new kit. Depending on a few factors such as when you finalize sponsors, when your race season starts and how proficient your team’s leadership is at herding cats to get the ...

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RKP Stickers

The RKP store opens today with our first stickers. If you’re anything like us, you’ve had a serious sticker jones ever since you were a kid. The RKP stickers come in three flavors: ...

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Joe Papp: Not Quite Finished With Dope

So Joe Papp is back in the news. This time it’s for a guilty plea in connection with selling doping products. Specifically, he plead guilty to two counts of conspiracy to sell EPO and HGH over ...

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Reclaiming Our Past

There have been entirely too many doping storylines in cycling lately. We’ve had the Alejandro Valverde problem, the Danilo DiLuca suspension and Ricardo Ricco’s imminent return to the sport. His ...

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