• tech

    Castex Racing – Specialized Crux

    by  • March 18, 2015 • tech

    We caught up with Chris Jackson at the conclusion of Murphy Mack’s Gravel Gauntlet series, where he had just secured the overall with three phenomenal rides. Chris borrows his Specialized Crux from its normal cyclocross duties for these gravel grinders. Chris is the sole rider for Castex Racing and his support is top notch....

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    Art’s Cyclery – Schnur Racing Team’s Neil Pryde BuraSL

    by  • February 10, 2015 • tech

    This is a new feature from guest contributor Blake Anton.  Super stoked to get Blake in the contributor pool checking out different rides of the folks in our community. Ben Albracht and the Art’s Cyclery p/b Schnur Racing Team are on the Neil Pryde BuraSL for their second season.  The lightweight (772 gram 56cm...

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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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    Clean Bottle – NEW PRODUCT – Get Involved!

    by  • November 12, 2014 • tech

    Clean Bottle just got an upgrade! Check out their KICKSTARTER Campaign!   Who hasn’t grinned at images of Mr. Clean Bottle running alongside … or after … our favorite cyclists? Well, those innovators have a new product to launch –  THE SQUIRE! Check it out and get involved! Square so it won’t roll, a filtration option...

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    Review: Pure Clean Powder Beet Juice

    by  • February 12, 2014 • tech

    First things first—I grew up in New Jersey thinking pizza sauce and fried onion’s on a cheesesteak counted as my daily serving of veggies. Only after long time-residence and a long term girlfriend in California have I broadened my vegetable horizons.  As someone who finds boiling, chopping and or grating of beets a deterrent...

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    Rain Gear Review: S1-J Riding Jacket

    by  • February 10, 2014 • tech

    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. Matt was...

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    NorCal Rain Gear Reminders

    by  • February 6, 2014 • tech

    So it is finally going to rain. This is a good thing, but it has been so long since we’ve felt the soft touch of water on its roads, I feel the good people of NorCal need a refresher. Plus I’m sure you have better tips and tricks than anything I’ve cataloged here so...

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