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Proof | 2013 Boulder Cup

10.16.2013 //

Marked by a fine fall day, the 2013 Boulder Cup made for a solid day of racing as riders took to the particularly challenging course at Boulder’s Valmont Bike Park. While perhaps not the most ideal conditions for ‘cross—clear skies and plenty of sun—folks weren’t exactly disappointed as Boulder was more than owed a bit

Theater Thursday

10.10.2013 //

Theater Thursday | Inside the Team Sky Service Course Sure, you’re accustomed to the plethora of drool-worthy bike bits inside the service course of a ProTour-level team, but how many have a four-bedroom luxury apartment? Welcome to the Team Sky Service Course:

Throwing Boulder a Bone

10.04.2013 //

Castelli and Slipstream Sports Team Up to Offer Flood Victims Support Source: Castelli 2 October 2013 (Portland, OR)—Italian cycling clothing manufacturer Castelli has teamed up with Slipstream Sports, the parent company behind the Garmin-Sharp professional cycling team, based in Boulder, Colorado, and OpenHeartCO to create a special cycling jersey to benefit the communities affected by

Theater Thursday

10.03.2013 //

Theater Thursday | Spokes Nothing like a good ol’ fashioned movie to set your Thursday straight. On tap this week is a gem from 1984, written and directed by John Behnke and shot on 16mm film. Just remember, watch out whose bike you tip over…or garbage cans for that matter.

A Marathon Day in the Saddle

09.27.2013 //

Seven Spectacular Mountain Passes at the Maratona dles Dolomites Words by Colin O’Brien Video Courtesy of Maratona dles Dolomites The first kilometres of the Maratona dles Dolomites are as electric as any you’ll have on a bike. Helicopters hover overhead, bands line the roadside, crowds cheer and ring cowbells.

Theater Thursday

09.26.2013 //

Theater Thursday | Waiting Game Sure, this video’s Dutch, but that doesn’t keep it from being pretty damn cool. Give it a watch, and just you wait…

Video | Machine for Riding

09.25.2013 //

The near comatose state of confusion that inevitably follows Eurobike and Interbike was almost instantly made better as we watched Machine for Riding. A mere minute of your day is needed to enjoy this collaboration between Vandeyk Contemporary Cycles and filmmaker Christopher Kippenberger — though we suspect that you’ll want to watch it again.

Video | The French Canadian Line

09.10.2013 //

Some may call it a shortcut, but we prefer to think of the Canadian line as a more creative approach to line selection through turns and other key racecourse sections. Either way, this video is funny.

Par-tay in LA with Argonaut Cycles

09.10.2013 //

Join Argonaut Cycles (the guys who built Paved’s inaugural Dream Bike) at Shelter Half in LA and learn more about their custom carbon-fiber space bikes made here in the USA. Also, there will be fine beverages and delicious snacks.

Video | Racks For Every Occasion

09.10.2013 //

The kind folks over at Portland Design Works have to put together a fine little video reminding us that there is indeed a rack for every occasion. Racks For All Occasions

Theater Thursday

09.05.2013 //

Theater Thursday | Challenge Les Alpes Michael Cotty is an ambitious individual. Well, ambitious may be a bit of an understatement. The goal? Cycle from Evian les Bains to Nice—nonstop—across the heart of the Alps. The metrics? A devilish 666-kilometer ride boasting no less than 17 mountain passes—including the Col de la Colombière, Madeleine, Glandon,

Theater Thursday

08.29.2013 //

Theater Thursday | Just Jens “I’m Not Albert Einstein—I am just a bike rider”

My Mom is the Bob Barker of Mexico

08.28.2013 //

Words and Photos by Danielle Baker Note: The following is an installment of Danielle Baker’s ‘The Bakery’ column published regularly on My mom is the Bob Barker of Mexico—and she rides bikes. My mom is the Bob Barker of Mexico. If your dogs aren’t spayed or neutered, she will get on her bike and

Video: The Faraday Effect

08.27.2013 //

Ed. Note: We were recently reminded of the Faraday Portuer’s upcoming in-the-flesh shipping-to-customers December debut, and fell in love with it all over again—hence our re-posting of this video. We were relatively outspoken in our praise of the Faraday Porteur, so when this video showed up in our inbox, we were quick to give it

Proof | USA Pro Challenge Stage 7

08.26.2013 //

Photography by Wil Matthews Tejay Van Garderen’s win of the USA Pro Challenge, following his Tour of California win, show him as Grand Tour ready. View Gallery

Proof | USA Pro Challenge — Stage 6

08.25.2013 //

Photography by Wil Matthews Andrew Talansky, perhaps fueled by a frustrating finish to the previous day’s time trial where he was mistakenly reported as the winner, leads Chris Jones and a powerful breakaway up the day’s only KOM, a steep climb to Estes Park. View Gallery

Proof | USA Pro Challenge — Stage 5

08.23.2013 //

Photography by Wil Matthews No captions needed. Believe us, you’re better off not knowing. View Gallery

Proof | USA Pro Challenge — Stage 4

08.22.2013 //

Photography by Wil Matthews There was no horsing around on stage 4—a day that saw the race break apart over Bachelor Gulch.

Proof | USA Pro Challenge — Stage 3

08.21.2013 //

Photography by Wil Matthews View Gallery Bruce Burns, race fan from Modesto, California walks a lonely road on Stage 3 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

2013 USA Pro Challenge | Fan Mail

08.21.2013 //

Dear Lachlan Morton’s Mustache,

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