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    Verdict Digital: Media Entrepreneurs

    by  • April 11, 2013 • interviews, tech

    I got the following presse release in the email the other week which subsequently let to a short interview. Made me interested to see what the Verdict crew will come up with in the near future so they answered a few questions on their backgrounds and what they are working on in the next...

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    Madfiber Wheels: NorCal Cycling News @ Interbike 2012

    by  • April 10, 2013 • review, tech

    We caught up with The Wheelsmith OG Ric Hjertberg at Interbike to talk about his latest venture Madfiber wheels.  Hjertberg is a wheel guru and Madfiber is taking carbon wheels to the next level.  The Madfiber uses carbon spokes to create a classic tension style wheel that is both light and handles well.  Ric...

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    Tate Labs: Makers of Barfly Mounts

    by  • March 26, 2013 • interviews, tech

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    I saw a growing number of Garmin and Gopro mounts at Interbike last fall. Somehow I missed Barfly when doing the rounds in Las Vegas, and after connecting with them on Twitter we exchanged some emails and I got the lowdown from Kris Lunning on what Tate Labs, the company behind the Barfly mounts. Tate...

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    K-Edge: NorCal Cycling News @ Interbike 2013

    by  • March 13, 2013 • tech

    At Interbike we stopped into see Joe Savola, Kristin Armstrongs husband, whose company K-Edge makes a lot of interesting problem solvers like chain catchers, GoPro mounts, and Garmin holders.  They compete with NorCal company BarFly and offer a machined version for folks that want a hearty piece of equipment.  K-Edge sponsors a few Bay...

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    The Lost Interbike Files: Campagnolo Athena Electronic Power Shifting (EPS) NorCal Cycling News @ Interbike 2013

    by  • March 8, 2013 • tech

    When you walk about Interbike for a few years it’s easy to get jaded.  This year most manufacturers were demo’ing bikes with EPS. Shimano was the most prevalent but it was the Campagnolo EPS that made the biggest impression on Dan Smith (Sportvelo.com) and myself.   Campagnolo Athena Electronic Power Shifting (EPS) was smooth,...

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    Surly Krampus: NorCal Cycling News @ Interbike 2013

    by  • February 5, 2013 • tech

    This was a funny bike to ride in the desert behind Las Vegas. By funny I mean perfect. It floated over sand and begged for anything I could find to jump, hop, and ride over. It seemed a little specialized and the guy walking me through the spec didn’t think it would be a...

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    Keywin Pedals: The Lost Interbike Files

    by  • January 29, 2013 • tech

    Alex from Keywin gave me a run down on the Keywin Pedal system. Keywin was popular back in the day but vanished from the US market for a number of years due distribution issues. They are back and moving pedals out of an SF based office. Given the current technology and science behind bike...

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