Tag Archives: Sam Pickman

Big Stones, Little Rocks

Big Stones, Little Rocks

When I went to visit Allied Cycle Works, I had some idea what I’d see. I knew I’d see carbon fiber frame production, some offices and a paint booth, at minimum. I wasn’t really ...

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Not-So Skilled Labor

Not-So Skilled Labor

In all the time I’ve been visiting bike companies, I’ve never once handled pre-pregnated (better known as pre-preg) carbon fiber while in its still-useful state. I’ve handled a ...

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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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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 Value of Experience

The Value of Experience

I hear about new bike brands a couple of times a year. Nine times out of ten they are too undercapitalized to amount to much. I’ve got mad sympathy for them because I’ve spent enough ...

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