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PressCamp ’14: Part III

PressCamp ’14: Part III

My history with Finish Line products goes back at least as far as 1988, when I was working for a bike shop. It may go back even further, but most of the details I can recall from that era center ...

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PressCamp ’14: Part II

PressCamp ’14: Part II

To the degree that I had any questions on just how broad a range of bikes disc brakes would appear in MY 2015, that curiosity was settled in a single meeting. Cannondale will be offering a CAAD10 ...

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PressCamp ’14: Part I

PressCamp ’14: Part I

PressCamp is the event that I think Interbike wishes it was. The challenge is meeting with everyone doing interesting work and getting enough time with them to be able to write competently about ...

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Great Towns: Eugene, Oregon

Great Towns: Eugene, Oregon

One of my favorite features to living a life in which the bike plays a dominant role is the way that simple device takes me to new places. Were it not for the bike, I’d probably never have ...

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Co-Motion and Rolf Prima

Co-Motion and Rolf Prima

When I went to Eugene, Oregon, for the Oregon Gran Fondo I rode one of Co-Motion’s signature models, the Nor’Wester. I last rode a Co-Motion—the Espresso—in 1998. It was a dynamite ...

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Mavic’s La Maison Jaune

Mavic’s La Maison Jaune

It used to be you could go to a trade show, show some stuff and your rep force would write down orders. And then they’d visit the dealers that didn’t go to Interbike and write a bunch ...

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The Oregon Gran Fondo

The Oregon Gran Fondo

Every now and then a good idea gets washed out. The New Romantic movement of New Wave music in the ’80s started off great and then went post-apocalyptic Road Warrior-style. Everyone started ...

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Ritchey Multi-Bit Torqkey

Ritchey Multi-Bit Torqkey

As happens on occasion, I’ll write a post and leave out a point I meant to make, some detail I thought of while out riding, and because I was riding, I couldn’t write it down. Back at ...

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