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    2014 NCCN Holiday Gift Guide

    by  • December 3, 2014 • review, tech

    NorCal companies and entrepreneurs are always cranking out new products and ideas. Here are a few ideas and companies we’ve come across that might make good gifts this holiday season. Jakroo Udesign –  This is the perfect way to fix up the hard to shop for cyclist. Two week delivery time, customizable jersey, lots design options for...

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    Eligo Hydrate Review

    by  • August 21, 2014 • review, too random

    If you haven’t seen the video interview with Shane Rogers, the guru designer of Eligo Hydrate system please do.  It’s a supplement to this review. Eligo Hydrate is a product that deserves a lot of attention in 2014.  The company launched in April this year at Sea Otter and there’s a big buzz going...

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    Review: Air Fit Altitude Training

    by  • August 6, 2014 • review, too random

    Author’s Note: In three months, I will be participating in a mountain trail run stage race. It will be my third time up in the Himalayas.  Two weeks ago, fresh from 10 days and 204 miles of fastpacking the JMT (John Muir Trail) in the Sierras I found an email in my inbox that really...

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    NCCN Not So Secular Gift Guide

    by  • December 12, 2013 • review, tech

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    A few ideas for your cycling shopping list this holiday season. Don’t use our links, support your LBS where ever that might be! NCCN Jakroo Kit – we put together this kit with Jakroo, and did a review back in the summer. If you are team-less, which is totally the pro-way to go in...

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    BarFly for iPhone 5

    by  • December 3, 2013 • review

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    By Matt Beebe Author: Matt Beebe is a former IDEO designer and has been working with mobile devices for several years. Before becoming an insanely proud father, Matt was an avid racer, and specialized in time trials. These days Matt races cyclocross and is a founding team member of several start ups. I was...

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    NorCal Group Rides

    by  • November 28, 2013 • review

    This list of groups rides, and commentary, was started a while ago. We’ve tried to make it complete based on several local websites and rider resources. There are definitely gaps so please shoot us an email with any revisions, typos, review additions, or general commentary. Hell, we’ll even take formatting suggestions. Email suggestions to...

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    Jakroo Kit Review: #NCCN Kit Unveiling

    by  • August 13, 2013 • review, tech

    My partner in crime, BB, groaned when I informed him I thought we should switch our clothing manufacturer to Jakroo this year. I like to tinker, and being a good partner in crime means BB will often follow my lead when I have suggestions or ideas. BB and I have gone through several manufacturers, which...

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