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    Recycling Christmas: Gift Ideas from 2011

    by  • November 27, 2012 • review, tech

    We have a bunch of product reviews from this year that I will wrap up into some kind of gift guide retrospective later in the week. We also have a bunch of product review videos from 2012 Interbike, made with the help of Dan Smith of SportVelo, that will also go up over the next few weeks.   If you have any ideas or suggestions on great NorCal shopping spots or gift ideas please chime in via email or in the comments section. Until we get the new stuf together  here are some articles from last year to get you started on your Christmas list.


    Nation of Flandria: Hincapie Sports Knows Women

    by  • August 27, 2012 • review, tech

    It was announced early this week that George Hincapie is retiring from professional racing.  Wow, it’s finally happening.  George Hincapie, a legend with an incredible race porfolio that dates back from his early years.  My mom is a big fan of George Hincapie and who isn’t?  She’s got a picture of herself with George...

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    More from NAHBS

    by  • March 8, 2012 • review

    A brief interview with Paul Sadoff and more eye-candy from NAHBS… Rock Lobster Paul Sadoff, founder of Rock Lobster, exhibited at the 2012 National American Handmade Bike Show and took a slightly different approach from many of the other bike-builders in attendance. Apart from wishing he had cleaned his bikes on display, Sadoff said,...

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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 #1: Secretdrinkmix.com

    by  • September 14, 2011 • review, tech • 0 Comments

    After interviewing Dr. Stacy Sims about her research and drink mix i dipped into my NorCal fund, and bought some. The package showed up in a non-descript package like a kilo of coke from Miami Vice.  Because the mix showed up in a normal package vs. a huge plastic container in a huge cardboard box,...

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