Category Archives: Equipment

Interbike 2011 – Day 1 Quick Hits

Pavé’s Erik Mitchell was present last week in Las Vegas, NV for Interbike. He brings back with him a number of items of interest, including CrossVegas coverage, including a look at the bikes the riders raced on and a very candid interview with Hans Van Kasteren, the Telenet-Fidea team manager. Below are some quick highlights … Continue reading

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Pavé/Laekhouse Vuelta Stage 20 Contest!

Our friend Ethan over at Laekhouse loves giving you guys the opportunity to win free stuff. He asked – no, DEMANDED that we give some lucky reader the opportunity to win the newly introduced Renault-inspired cap they just introduced to their line. I don’t like Ethan very much*, but I love this hat, so I’m … Continue reading

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A Visit to Handspun’s Facilities

Recently, I was lucky enough to take a trip to visit one of Pavé’s supporters, Handspun. Handspun is an expert wheelbuilding service that’s a spin-off of one of North America’s major distributors, Quality Bicycle Products. QBP lives in a big warehouse complex outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota – a short ride on a day off for … Continue reading

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Pavé/Laekhouse Galibier Contest

The folks over at Laekhouse have been nice enough to be one of our sponsors for coverage of this month’s Tour de France. We’re big fans of their work, and figured there’s nothing like a contest to give a lucky (or perhaps race-savvy) reader an opportunity to win one of their T-Shirts The challenge: pick … Continue reading

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Rest Day Review: Easton EC90SL Components

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Hot on the heels of Jeremy’s post on modern carbon componentry, we’d like to share with you our experience riding some state-of-the-art carbon bits and pieces: an Easton EC90SL stem, EC90SLX3 handlebars, and EC90 seatpost. Now, … Continue reading

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Pro Tech: Carbon Componentry

If you’re anything like us, you’re taking the opportunity (with today’s rest day in the Tour de France) to catch up on pretty pictures of pro bikes and the emerging technology that sponsors roll out to their teams for the Tour de France. To complement this, we’ll be publishing a rest day review of some … Continue reading

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