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Old School #520: Laces

Old School #520: Laces

You’re an #OldSchoolCyclist if you know why cycling shoes come with the laces too long. Back before shoes had Boa closures or ratchets or dial tensioners or even Velcro, they had laces. And as ...

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Old School #271: Cog Board

Old School #271: Cog Board

You’re an OldSchoolCyclist when you know what a cog board is. Back in the day when men were men, shorts were wool, and both were itchy; before indexed shifting or clip-in pedals, there were ...

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Old School #97: Bottle Sock

Old School #97: Bottle Sock

You know you’re an #OldSchoolCyclist if you put a wet sock over your spare bottle on hot days. Because ice cubes were for sissies. Let’s talk about Euro. Not the monetary unit, the cultural unit. ...

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