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Interbike 2018, the Faces, Part I

Interbike 2018, the Faces, Part I

Every industry is built on people and relationships. I work in the bike industry because I like and trust people in the bike industry in a way that never occurred in other industries. The fact ...

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Interbike 2018, Part II

Interbike 2018, Part II

Magnesium is coming back, at least, according to one bike manufacturer. Unfortunately, no one told this particularly company that what we’ve learned about metallurgy and bicycles has told ...

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Interbike is Here!

Interbike is Here!

So this year we are in Lake Tahoe, or Truckee, more accurately, for the industry’s annual tour of everything we’ve already heard about. It’s a shame that there aren’t any ...

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Interbike 2017: Part VI

Interbike 2017: Part VI

Primal’s designs for cycling clothing keep getting more and more interesting. The the stuff balances affordability and quality into a high-value package. I was bummed that this kit ...

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Interbike 2017: Part II

Interbike 2017: Part II

I’m struggling to comprehend the dearth of core bike industry suppliers and manufacturers at Outdoor Demo. The expo area is two-thirds of what it was five years ago. There was a time when ...

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Bianchi Infinito

Bianchi Infinito

The contemporary road bike isn’t really a single thing. Not like the way a road bike was a thing 20 years ago. We knew what we were talking about. Production bikes fell in a fairly tightly ...

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Shimano Goes Boa

Shimano Goes Boa

As Rolling Stone‘s John Swenson once wrote, “John Entwistle had the misfortune to be a good songwriter in a band (The Who) with a great one (Pete Townshend).” Entwistle was ...

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