Tag Archives: Don Walker

The Pull: Remembering Bruce Gordon

The Pull: Remembering Bruce Gordon

This week our show is an appreciation of frame builder Bruce Gordon who passed away June 7th at the age of 71. Gordon was one of the most experienced and talented frame builders ever to pick up a ...

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NAHBS: A Clarification on Judging

NAHBS: A Clarification on Judging

I get a lot of questions about how we judge bikes at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show. I do what I can to be clear about stuff, but I’m not sure all the builders who enter bikes for ...

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NAHBS 2017: People

NAHBS 2017: People

For all the shots I take of bicycles, and as much as I love bicycles, I need to be honest and say my favorite part of NAHBS is the people. Between exhibitors and attendees, I see plenty of ...

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NAHBS 2017: Awards, Part IV

NAHBS 2017: Awards, Part IV

The Best Finish award is arguably the most subjective of the bunch. Sure, we can point to objective details like elaborate masking or multiple colors that suggest many hours of work, but at a ...

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Paceline Podcast #59

Paceline Podcast #59

Fatty went on vacation and his weight went up in equal proportion to his fun. What’s up with that? And after getting back he went to St. George and the True Grit Epic … and his race ...

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The Paceline Podcast #50

The Paceline Podcast #50

One of the first interviews on The Paceline was with Velofix. The mobile bike shop company was just getting started. In matter of months, Velofix and the concept of roaming bike repair facilities ...

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RKP Annual End of Year Awards

RKP Annual End of Year Awards

The Diamond Encrusted Pint Glass of Reasonableness: This one goes to the 3T’s Dave Koesel, and FSA for dreaming up subcompact gearing. Finally, some people sat down and realized that a ...

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The Bike You Always Wanted

The Bike You Always Wanted

It’s not a stretch to say there are few among us who don’t dream of owning one of those custom creations displayed at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, better known as NAHBS. ...

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Remembering Jeff Archer

Remembering Jeff Archer

My friend Jeff Archer was killed by a drunk driver last night. Archer had just stepped into a crosswalk in Mooresville, North Carolina, when Claydon Laural Turner, 30, stuck him. Jeff was ...

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