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A Talk With Bill Holland, Part I

A Talk With Bill Holland, Part I

When you think about the veterans of frame building in the U.S., the names that turn up are mostly from the East Coast and the Midwest. The guys at ground zero on the East Coast were part of the ...

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The Running Change

The Running Change

Two years ago I reviewed the Gore Oxygen Rain Jacket. It was an impressive display of technology and design. The fit was exemplary, meant for a slim rider who didn’t want to flap in the ...

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If I Was 25

If I Was 25

As a rule, we don’t reprint press releases or do anything to promote ambassador programs, but for this, well, we all need some exceptions—Padraig.    The Blackburn Ranger program is ...

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The Crystal Ball

The Crystal Ball

The future is a funny thing. It comes whether we want it to or not. It brings things like our first bike, college graduation, sometimes marriage and kids. It also brings things like the flu, ...

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Winter PressCamp 2016, Part IV

Winter PressCamp 2016, Part IV

Winter Press Camp this year meant a return to my old stomping grounds, and a chance to ride Mulholland for the first time since last spring. Southern California was enjoying a respite from the ...

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The Paceline Podcast

The Paceline Podcast

We’re pleased to announce a new collaboration between RKP and Fat Cyclist called the Paceline Podcast. It’s a joint production that spans all of cycling. RKP’s Michael ...

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Winter PressCamp 2016, Part III

Winter PressCamp 2016, Part III

Ridley has been known as a niche player, an upper-end Euro brand that doesn’t do entry level. The upshot is that you have been more likely to see them under a pro on TV rather than in a ...

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The Black Eye

The Black Eye

Among the many details reported on Femke Van den Driessche’s motor-assisted bike at the cyclocross world championships there was one that was both irrelevant and interesting. Her team bikes ...

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Old-School Cheating

Old-School Cheating

So it happened. Someone was caught with a motor in their bike. At the women’s U23 cyclocross world championships, Femke Van den Driesshe’s spare bike had a little extra ...

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