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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


    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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