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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Proper chain maintenance is easier than you think and will keep you bike shifting better while saving you money. No need for lasers or fancy jigs like Campagnolo uses here to quality control a newly minted chain. Photo by Campagnolo Editor's note: This article was originally published on...
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    Retiring for a professional athlete - or anyone at the top of their game - is often difficult. Is it the right time? Could you have done more? How will the world remember your exploits? It can often lead to feeling unneeded, even depressed. But for Fabian Cancellara, 37, retirement is looking...
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    Editor's Note: In the new book How Cycling Can Save The World, The Guardian political correspondent and influential cycling expert Peter Walker makes a well-researched argument for building or improving upon existing cycle infrastructure to encourage mass cycling in our cities worldwide. Mass...
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    Yuri Hauswald attacks the numerous rolling climbs across 200 miles of Kansas terrain (click to enlarge). Photo by Adventuremonkey.com In addition to his signature jaw-length sideburns, Yuri Hauswald has tanned and muscular arms fully adorned with colorful tattoos, making him easy to spot on...
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    Patrick "Tree" Miller bucks the stereotype of the grumpy mechanic. He's also one of the most knowledgeable wrenches you'll ever come across. Photo by Andy Bokanev Patrick "Tree" Miller's business card lists him as Specialized R&D Technician, but Miller likes to think of himself as the voice of...
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    D'Aluisio (L) riding with Specialized PR man Chris Riekert is a former racer who can still put out some serious watts. Photo by Andy Bokanev Chris D'Aluisio can't really tell you what he does for a living. The longtime Specialized employee's business card reads Creative Specialist, but beyond...
  7. Components, Wrenching
    Johnson's company started out selling bikes, accessories and wheels, but has since scaled back its operation to focus solely on wheels. Photo courtesy Boyd Cycling Competing against the big boys isn't easy. Economies of scale, massive marketing budgets, and brand recognition can all conspire to...
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    11,000 Miles, 3 Continents, 14 Countries, 102 Days: Q&A with Adventurer Reza Pakravan Pakravan pedaled roughly 107 miles per day for more than three months. Photo Courtesy Reza Pakravan Reza Pakravan is one tough cyclist. In 2013, he pedaled 11,000 miles from the Arctic Circle down the...
  9. Cyclocross
    Editor's Note: This article is from our mud-loving friends at Cyclocross Magazine and originally appeared on cxmagazine.com. It was written by passionate cyclocross racer Molly Hurford. Visit them for your daily cyclocross fix. KindHuman is new to the cycling scene, and with a new steel 'cross...
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    Shimano's Dave Lawrence has been with the company for 25 years. Photo credit: Shimano/Eric Wynn If you're like a lot of cyclists, you're wondering, do disc brakes on road bikes make sense for me? Only you can answer that question for sure, but it's always interesting to hear what other people...
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    Black Cat's Todd Ingermanson opens up about Oakland single speeds, punk bands, and metal bikes. Black Cat Bicycles in Aptos, California is the frame building operation steered by Todd Ingermanson. Photo by Dain Zafke. "From the back of the dirt lot at the bottom of Nisene Marks, there is a...
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    About twelve years ago, as I visited Brent Steelman in his small Redwood City shop, I asked him about the TDF race that I was so enamored with at the time. "Hey Brent, are you watching the tour?" I asked. "Why would I want to watch a bunch of dopers?" He replied. "You mean all of them?" I...
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    Two years ago, Joe Dombrowski lived at home in Marshall, Virginia, and was an engineering student at George Mason University. Today, he lives alone in a two-bedroom apartment near the port in Nice, France, and is a member of the Sky Pro Cycling team. It's the kind of life change few can imagine...
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    Yaroslav Popovych (Astana) Yaroslav Popovych has a rich history riding for Johan Bruyneel, General Manager of the Astana Cycling Team. In Popovych's first year at Discovery Channel, the Ukranian won the Tour de France's white jersey, honoring the Best Young Rider, while helping Lance Armstrong...
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    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7DdI70Ov8Y&ap=%2526fmt%3D22 We met up with Markus Storck, founder of Storck Bicycles, and asked him a few questions. Check out our video interview with Markus, where he touches on topics such as how he got addicted to the bicycle, how the Klein merger with Trek...
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