Tag Archives: Blackburn

How To Be a Hero

How To Be a Hero

Back in 2013, a contact of mine with Blackburn told me about this program they had, a bunch of empowered riders who were taking in some of the iconic touring routes, like riding the Pacific ...

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Interbike 2016, Part VII

Interbike 2016, Part VII

Vic Armijo is a buddy from the media world going back 20 years or so. His byline has appeared most everywhere at some point in time. These days he may be best known as an event promotor (The Tour ...

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Interbike 2016, Part IV

Interbike 2016, Part IV

If there’s been one recurring theme of this year’s Interbike, it has, unfortunately, been the constant refrain of how small the show is, who isn’t here. I’m just going to ...

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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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Interbike 2015, Part VII

Interbike 2015, Part VII

GU’s booth was, unfortunately, a bit out of the way and I only managed to make it by once. The salted caramel apple flavor isn’t exactly new, but it was new to me and I soon found ...

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2013 Interbike, Part 7

Cyclops showed a new trainer interface that allows you to ride over videoed courses. You’ll have to put together the big-ass monitor set-up yourself. but it dials up wattage on the hills ...

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The Blackburn Rangers

My first serious road bike was a Specialized Expedition. It was a take-no-prisoners touring bike meant for people disinclined to leave a forwarding address. It was a bike for people with ...

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Blackburn Flea Light Combo

When Jim Blackburn started his eponymous company in 1975, his mission was to create lighweight pannier racks welded from aluminum. They were, for their day, very hi-tech. By 1987, when I bought ...

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