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Jul 18 2014

My Race on a Brompton [@ BUSC 2014]

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Perennial Cycle has been the host of the Brompton US Championship for the past two years. Meeting all of the racers has made me want to participate, despite the fact that I’m not a racer (I must be a competitive commuter). This year BicycleSpace, a shop in Washington DC, hosted the event which gave me the […]

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May 16 2014

Almanzo: A Sustainability Plan

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I was out on an extended ride to work on Wednesday in hopes of building a bit more confidence for tomorrow’s Almanzo (too late for my legs, but not too late for my head) and I realized that as great as a “keep it simple” approach to Almanzo race management is, this is likely to […]

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Jan 09 2014

What matters in a -25º commute?

Published by under Product Showcase,Ride Chatter

Commuting at -25º always has people questioning your sanity. Every day this week has been a sanity test (I failed) and today was the big warm up to above zero (it was 1º above). I’ve been thinking about what I’d consider the most valuable piece of equipment when commuting in those temps… While I love my long […]

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Jul 06 2012

Riding the Powderhorn 24

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Riding in Minneapolis’ Powderhorn 24 bike race stands out as one of the most fun events I’ve been involved in by bike—ever. The field of riders is men, women, teams, solo riders, unicycles, recumbents, road bikes, touring bikes, folding bikes, fixies, single-speeds, etc, etc. All riding together… for 24 hours. The wide range of cyclists […]

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