Tag Archives: disc brakes

Just One Finger

Just One Finger

Cable actuated disc brakes are the taint of cycling stoppers. They ain’t traditional calipers, but they ain’t hydraulic discs, either. They are caught in that nether region between ...

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The Paceline Podcast #36

The Paceline Podcast #36

Padraig wraps up his trip around western Sonoma County with thousands of other riders. Levi’s GranFondo is always one big rolling party with a little pain sprinkled in. Fatty takes us ...

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Interbike 2016, Part V

Interbike 2016, Part V

As a kid, every Christmas season I would receive the FAO Schwarz toy catalog. I’m not sure why, but it would come in the mail and then I’d obsess over the many toys it displayed that ...

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Break Point

Break Point

Years ago I wrote a piece about the unlikelihood of cyclists being able to walk in a bike shop and purchase exactly the same bike that the pros race. I wrote that piece again a few years back. I ...

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The Paceline Podcast #32

The Paceline Podcast #32

How to get your Mojo back. Dr. Fatty has a prescription. The medical board of Padraig and Hottie will review this clinical trial. Really, this is about racing your way back to a level of self ...

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Summer PressCamp 2016, Part III

Summer PressCamp 2016, Part III

Smith showed off a couple of new helmets, the Route (road) and the Rover (MTB). Like their predecessors, the Overtake and the Forefront, the Route and the Rover both use Koroyd in the helmet to ...

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Wet Shifting

Wet Shifting

I recently visited Sedona Arizona to check out some pretty cool stuff. Magura, a German company best known for its mountain bike disc brake systems, has stepped up to help two other companies, ...

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The Paceline Podcast #14

The Paceline Podcast #14

The UCI puts the brakes on disc brakes in the pro peloton. The Paceline goes over the claim of one rider that is at the center of this reversal and the lack of spine within the power structure of ...

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