Tag Archives: Trek

Friday Group Ride #458

Friday Group Ride #458

A brand is a funny thing, isn’t it. A name, a feeling, a history (or some sort of story) attached to products of a certain type and a certain quality, sometimes varying wildly over time. ...

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Paceline Podcast 145

Paceline Podcast 145

Selene was recently a guest for Lovingthebike’s Bike School. She was asked a number of questions, but two memorable ones were: what is the lowest temperature you will ride in? How cold can ...

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Friday Group Ride #431

Friday Group Ride #431

I’m a little embarrassed in retrospect. The Reasoned Decision had come out about two weeks prior, and I was still aflame with (possibly contrived) moral indignation. Of course, by then I ...

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The Paceline Podcast #8

The Paceline Podcast #8

Stage eight of the Paceline starts in Malibu with Padraig throwing down attacks in a two-day Gran Fondo. Lance Armstrong speaks to students at the University of Colorado. We play back some of ...

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The Mother of All Recalls

The Mother of All Recalls

Last week it was announced that Trek Bicycle is working with the CPSC on a recall of quick release levers. The recall affects nearly a million bicycles produced over a 15-year span. It may prove ...

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Rolf Prima Ares 4 Wheels

Rolf Prima Ares 4 Wheels

In the late 1990s, Rolf Prima wheels were getting spec’d on a great many Trek road bikes, most of them, at least according to my memory. Their approach of pairing spokes at the rim, rather ...

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Snake Oil

Snake Oil

The other night my wife decided to walk up to our corner convenience store to grab a drink—her latest favorite Vitamin Water. I asked her to bring back a Mexican Coke for me. What I didn’t ...

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Book Review: Wheelmen

Our species likes stories to be relatively straightforward and with a minimum of characters. Just think of how many movies you’ve seen with half a dozen or so  speaking parts. Off the top ...

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