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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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    Liscio2: The Lost Interbike Files

    by  • January 25, 2013 • tech

    I did a bunch of quick interviews on stuff that Dan Smith (Sportvelo) and I thought were cool when we hit Interbike in the fall.  I figured the January & February would a good time to release them, cause there are only unsanctioned races and earlybirds that usually don’t cause much controversy. First up...

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    Geeky Gadget: Fan Connect!

    by  • January 15, 2013 • tech, too random

    What the heck is this gadget called Fan Connect? Fan Connect is an innovative Android/iPhone App with Google Maps integration, connects spectators and fans with athletes in real-time on race courses. Fan Connect benefits marathoners and cyclists who have their phone with them during events by providing immediate feedback to their loved ones and...

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    Fan Connect Test Event: POO Ride Tuesday January 8th

    by  • January 3, 2013 • tech

    A few cycling entrepreneurs (Oscar Aguilera Jr, Kieran Cox) have a new social app in the works that might proves useful at races.  #NCCN likes to highlight folks developing products in NorCal, so show em some love and head over to the POO ride next week.   Fan Connect is a new App we have been...

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