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    Former NorCal resident now residing in Madison,Wisconsin. I race cross, but I'm named after a velodrome. Support your local bike shop, NorCal race promoters, and go learn to race on a track. Hellyer Velodrome - http://www.ridethetrack.com

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    Internet Dispatch #8: Paul Component Engineering

    by  • September 20, 2011 • cx, tech • 2 Comments

    I was first introduced to Paul Components when i started riding cyclocross and realized that you needed to jerry-rig and change all the parts that come with an off the shelf bike.  Paul Components are some of the best engineered pieces out there and they develop a slew of great products for commuters and...

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    Internet Dispatch # 7: Balfus on The Butcher

    by  • September 19, 2011 • review • 0 Comments

    Best headline of a short video ever?  Maybe.  Dumbest question I have ever asked?  Absolutely… but in my defense, i was trying to ask if this was a good bike for a roadie to by.  It just came out wrong.  Essentially I asked Eric Balfus of Willow Glen Bicycles to show me a Santa...

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    Interbike Dispatch #6: Ritchey Swiss Cross

    by  • September 19, 2011 • cx, tech • 1 Comment

    Ed Note: I have 5 more Interbike videos I’ll post the next day or two, and a report from Tanaka who took a quick trip to the Montreal UCI race.  In the mean time send us any race reports and info and I’ll get a weekend recap up later tonight. Nothing is more NorCal...

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    Interbike Dispatch #5: Sheila Moon Cycling Apparel

    by  • September 16, 2011 • too random • 1 Comment

    Sheila Moon has sponsored an active group of brightly clad cross-maniacs in the bay area the last few years.  Based in the East Bay, Moon has grown her company year over year, and has emerged as a leader in women’s specific cycling designs.  Sheila Moon Cycling Apparel employee and racer Sam Bell walks us...

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    Interbike Dispatch #4: Garmin Vector

    by  • September 16, 2011 • tech • 0 Comments

    Not long ago Garmin acquired MetriGear, a bay area company, that was developing a power based pedal system. Garmin was showing off the goods at Interbike this year and the Garmin Vector, full power meter system, will be available for the consumer market in the spring of 2012. Product Manager Clark Foy was kind...

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    Internet Dispatch #3: Vengeance In Vegas

    by  • September 14, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    It’s great when promoters are willing to take a story to it’s logical conclusions.  Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com and Rapha-Focus dressed up their star riders Tim Johnson and Jeremy Powers for a boxing weigh in type of event that was culminated in a race on short stunt style indoor velodrome.  All i have to say...

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