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Review: Handspun Cyclocross Tubulars

This fall, one of Pavé’s loyal supporters Handspun sent us a set of their wheels to test. They had done the same earlier in the year, and we published our thoughts about their house-built HED Belgium wheelset here. We also took a trip to their headquarters to see what it is about their operations that lets … 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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Rest Day Review: Handspun’s HED Belgium Wheels

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Even if you’ve been living a sheltered life under some cobbled Flemish hellingen you’ve probably heard that in recent years, many wheel manufacturers have been following HED in offering an array of road wheels and racing … Continue reading

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First Annual Semi-Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

If you’re like me—or my wife (who I hope is reading)—you’re a bit behind in your holiday shopping. And since everyone else has published at least some form of a holiday gift guide, I thought it would be appropriate to provide one of my own—albeit at the last minute. So without further ado, I give … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Interbike, Di2, and the Vuelta

While we won’t be making the pilgrimage to Vegas this week, we are eagerly awaiting the various reports and eye-candy that make it one of the most fascinating of the year. Here are some things we recommend you check-out: 1. The good folks at IF have posted some pretty interesting photos on their blog about … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Univest, Vuelta, and More

Here’s what’s on our minds this Labor Day: 1. This coming weekend, the new and improved Univest Grand Prix returns to Southeastern Pennsylvania. The Saturday road race and Sunday criterium are joined this year by a Friday TTT in Allentown. The final start list is still to be confirmed, but it’s already being rumored that … Continue reading

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