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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, July 17, 2014

By     |    Jul 17, 2014
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Le Tour! Tour de France coverage is everywhere these days, including coverage of the rest days. Check out RKP and The Inner Ring for more. Le Tour? Seriously. [via Urban Velo] Need to Catch Up? Well, this will help. More, Please. Learn how climbs are categorized here. Learn about riding tempo here. Don’t do drugs. This might happen. There are rest days? Yep, there are. What happened to the prologue? […]

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Most Important News from the Tour de France

By     |    Jul 7, 2014
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The Tour de France is underway and if you want race coverage, well, there are places for that, but if you want non-race coverage, then you’re in the right place. Wondering what the deal is with those stuffed lions? Well, Outside has you covered — they call it cycling’s “most emasculating tradition.” Honestly, if I was going to point the figure at an emasculating cycling tradition, I’d point at the testicle-shrinking […]

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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, July 3, 2014

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Le Tour is Coming! The Inner Ring has a team guide. RKP has a great preview. And Bike Snob has insight. Top Ten Lists Speaking of the Tour, if you can pick the top ten, you can win $1,000,000. So that’s nice. Deadline is tomorrow. I’m assuming they won’t take the money back if people are disqualified after-the-fact for doping. (via Bike Rumor) Legal Doping Velominati brews up some opinions. […]

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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, June 19, 2014

By     |    Jun 19, 2014
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Miss the Giro? Did you black out for a bit there and miss the Giro? RKP has a great wrap up. Read it here. Enter by Tomorrow You’ve got a day to enter to win an Origin8 Fix8 frameset. Naked Feet? Check out these RKP socks. Wear them during the World Naked Bike Ride. But Don’t Bring This Seriously, if you’re doing the World Naked Bike Ride, maybe leave this […]

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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, June 6, 2014

By     |    Jun 6, 2014
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

It’s Summer. Time For a Book. RKP reviews Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong: What Macur shows is that Armstrong was that rarest of phenomenon, the one-in-a-million personality who, with the help of the machine behind him, skewed the whole of the sport, tilting the entire enterprise toward something reprehensible, as pointlessly selfish and self-serving as a Bond villain. Keep Reading >> Fat Cyclist reads The Loyal Lieutenant: The biggest […]

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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, May 22, 2014

By     |    May 22, 2014
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Feel My Wraith These guys have been getting some press lately. Columbus steel. US made. Not a bad deal at $1,100. Just don’t pee on it. Then There’s … The Specialized Tarmac. Also in the news a lot lately. Bike Hugger has a great review. Top-of-the-line model is like 10 large, so out of my range. For now. With That Budget This is your pump. The rest of us? This. Or this. […]

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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, May 9, 2014

By     |    May 9, 2014
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Beware of Cats Then I said, “I don’t remember the exact behaviours of corrosion fatigue for aluminium alloys, but it is possible that something in cat pee might accelerate pitting or intergranular corrosion, leading to faster crack initiation which ultimately reduced the service life of the spoke once cyclical loads were reapplied during riding usage…but I just don’t remember if aluminium is vulnerable to concentrated ammonia.” Keep Reading > Beware […]

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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, April 30, 2014

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I’m Thirsty And it’s not because I need Skratch-y hydration. I want a beer. For cyclists who like beer, April has to be the best month. The Netherlands and Belgium offer some of Europe’s best brewing. There’s plenty to choose from in the Netherlands but Belgium surely wins for diversity and eccentricity. Keep reading over at The Inner Ring > One? Try Six. Enter to win Urban Velo’s Fyxation Leather Six […]

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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, April 16, 2014

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It’s Not Just Indy Indianapolis might be leading the way, but Cleveland is jumping on the bike bandwagon too. Hooray! Let’s Own the Roads! Well, we can dream. Another great comic from Bikeyface. It’s All Muscle, Right? Fat Cyclist reports on his weight: Yes, over the weekend, I gained 4.6 pounds. And as you can see, that puts me two pounds off the yellow brick road. Keep Reading >> Don’t […]

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Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, March 26, 2014

By     |    Mar 26, 2014
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The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) Makes Me Drool Dollars Urban Velo posted a very comprehensive gallery. Check it out. But lock your wallet up first. Weird Bikes Galore at NAHBS! Love this beast that Red Kite Prayer tracked down. Ultimate Urban Utility Bike Call that blue beast what you will, but it’s not the Ultimate Urban Utility Bike. That’s being designed by some teams, and you should read about […]

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