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NAHBS 14, Part VI

NAHBS 14, Part VI

My fallibility index runs high. Case in point, the bike that won for Best New Builder. I returned home to find that I’d shot exactly one detail of the bike while I was at the show. Knowing ...

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NAHBS 14, Part V

NAHBS 14, Part V

  NAHBS has been marked by more controversies than any other event I’ve personally attended. Emotions run high at this thing, and honestly, they run high not just during, but before ...

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NAHBS 14, Part IV

NAHBS 14, Part IV

Peacock Groove‘s “Highlander” bike received the President’s Award, which is Don Walker’s personal nod to his favorite bike in the show. The bike was meant as an ...

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NAHBS 14, Part III

NAHBS 14, Part III

Cykelmageren is a Danish outfit that is best known for bikes aimed at everyday transportation even if they aren’t ho-hum everyday bikes. The builder, Rasmus Gjesing has been building since ...

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NAHBS 14, Part II

NAHBS 14, Part II

I first learned of Six-Eleven and proprietor Aaron Dykstra in 2012 at the Sacramento NAHBS. If I’d seen his work before then, it escaped the gravity necessary to create a blip on my radar, ...

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NAHBS 14, Part I

NAHBS 14, Part I

I spent Friday in an area cordoned off near the photo booth with Nick Legan and Jeff Archer giving the prettiest bikes ever to descend on Charlotte, North Carolina, the ferrous equivalent of a ...

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A Visit to Gita

A Visit to Gita

Gita Sporting Goods is among the bike industry’s best-respect distributors. They’ve been the force behind Giordana clothing, Pinarello, Eddy Merckx and Pegoretti bicycles and DMT ...

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Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

There are those items that, as a cyclist, aren’t really going to make your life better. They aren’t going to make you faster, won’t increase your enjoyment on the bike or help ...

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Volagi Liscio, Part II

Volagi Liscio, Part II

For part I, click here. One of my favorite features about the Volagi Liscio was its handling. On descents and in corners the bike was predictable and left me relaxed and confident. In the ...

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