Tag Archives: Mark DiNucci

Inherent Bias

Inherent Bias

I used to write for a wine magazine, interviewing wine makers about their craft. It was terrific fun and gave me a chance to learn a great deal about what makes some wines memorable and others ...

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NAHBS 2016, Part IV, Best in Show

NAHBS 2016, Part IV, Best in Show

Sunday is the day when we judge both Best in Show and the Best New Builder. As happened last year, this year I got to the line of new builder tables only to discover a builder who had ripped me a ...

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DiNucci, in His Own Words

DiNucci, in His Own Words

Over the last year I’ve had a considerable amount of communication with Mark DiNucci. It began with the reboot of the Allez and continued well beyond that and into what I’d call a ...

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The Merge

The Merge

The oppressive need of the market to exact the new is an oppression that does little to permit peace. Most artists I know have what we call “actual” employment. They pay the bills by ...

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The RKP End-of-Year Awards, Part II

The RKP End-of-Year Awards, Part II

At a certain level, If I’m being truly honest, I’d have to say that 2015 was a zero-sum game. There were as many disappointments as there were triumphs. For every great innovation or ...

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The Allez Reboot

The Allez Reboot

Specialized comes in for more criticism than any other bike company save, maybe, Trek. I’ve heard people take jabs at them for their products, needlessly pushing undesired technology, ...

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NAHBS 2015, Part VII

NAHBS 2015, Part VII

Each year at NAHBS there are a number of bikes displayed that go home empty-handed, bikes of such obvious merit that many attendees question the judgment—if not the sanity—of the judges. In my ...

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