Tag Archives: titanium

Paceline Podcast 144

Paceline Podcast 144

This week we take on a veritable buffet of reader questions. Selene opens with oval chainrings, moves on to whether or not frame material matters, why there aren’t more Clydesdale ...

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2018 NAHBS: Best Road

2018 NAHBS: Best Road

In a way, of the various category awards, best road bike is Dickensian. It brings out both the all-stops-pulled efforts and the utterly phoned-in assumptions. Simply put, it’s not enough to ...

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Give it Your Worst

Give it Your Worst

My first impressions of Litespeed are a lot like titanium: strong and lasting. I had just started riding in the South Bay of Los Angeles County, just before the carbon fiber boom, and would ...

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Curiosi-Ti

Curiosi-Ti

I have a few blind spots in my bike product repertoire. I have ridden Campagnolo, but have little feel for the differences between Record and Chorus. I have never bombed a downhill run on a bike ...

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A Talk With Bill Holland, Part I

A Talk With Bill Holland, Part I

When you think about the veterans of frame building in the U.S., the names that turn up are mostly from the East Coast and the Midwest. The guys at ground zero on the East Coast were part of the ...

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Ritchey Titanium Wheel Skewers

  I’ve got a friend—a bigwig with an eyewear company—who crashed recently. Somehow, despite 20+ years of competent use of quick releases, the skewer on the front wheel came loose. He ...

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The Moots Vamoots, Part II

The harmony afforded by a matching stem and seatpost should never be underestimated. When we left off yesterday, our hero was waxing less than poetic about the Vamoots handling. If you’d ...

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