• tech

    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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    Coaches Corner: The Tour, Alpe d’Huez, and Getting Faster With Strava

    by  • July 10, 2013 • tech, trainin and tactics

    About Coach Nate Dunn: Nate Dunn has always been passionate about understanding human performance.  What started as a fascination with heart rate monitors in high school led to the completion of his Masters Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science from CSUS and the founding of his cycling coaching business Data Driven Athlete.  He can typically be found...

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    Coaches Corner: Lactate Threshold – Science and Data Wonkery

    by  • June 6, 2013 • tech

    About Coach Nate Dunn: Nate Dunn has always been passionate about understanding human performance.  What started as a fascination with heart rate monitors in high school led to the completion of his Masters Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science from CSUS and the founding of his cycling coaching business Data Driven Athlete.  He can typically be found...

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    NorCal Entrepreneurs: New Kit Day

    by  • May 8, 2013 • interviews, tech

    I was intrigued when I saw a Kickstarter request from some names I knew from the Hellyer Velodrome community.  I’m always interested in NorCal/American made clothing so I quickly followed up with one of the principals in the venture, and Hellyer-ite, Anthony Borba.  During the interview I started to get the feeling this was...

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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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