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Holiday Gift Guide – Rapha Pro Team Thermal Bib Shorts

I’ll never forget my first pair of thermal shorts—I still have them, in fact. Traditionally a pro-only garment, fleece lined bibs are slowly gaining a foothold in many companies’ product lines. A new addition to their own autumn/winter line, Rapha’s Pro Team Thermal Bib Shorts offer a high-end option for those looking to take the … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide – Rapha Winter Jersey & Classic Tights

After years of excuses, I finally decided to go “all in” with Rapha this winter. Sure I have other kit, but Rapha’s blend of modern, yet old school styling and technical innovation became too tantalizing to ignore. So after weeks of unseasonably mild temperatures and a hectic work schedule, a Thanksgiving cold snap finally gave … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to J-POW

Dear Jeremy “J-POW” Powers, Let me start by saying how much we like you. The new Rapha kit you’re wearing is super stylish and we absolutely love it. Pink is the new awesome. Your choice to ride a quality German bicycle ist sehr gut. Look at that picture up there. You don’t look like you’re … Continue reading

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2010 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the last Friday before Christmas, which means it’s time for Pavé’s Second Annual Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide.  So without further ado, here are some affordable ideas for the cyclist on your gift list—or for that last-second plea to Santa. It’s T-Shirt Time! Just because you’ve never ridden up the Mur de Huy or owned … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Tour Routes, Challenges, & Mimicry?

1. The routes for the 2011 Tour de France and Giro d’Italia have been announced amid much fanfare. Jeremy will be providing some in-depth coverage later in the week, but for now I’ll leave you with this.  What’s not to get excited about? 2. An interesting side note from the Giro announcement Saturday was the … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Vuelta, Garmin-Cervelo, and Metaphors

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette. 1. The 2010 Vuelta Espana kicked-off this weekend with a midnight team time trial through the streets of Seville.  By the end of the evening, Mark Cavendish was wearing the red jersey as leader of the race, after his HTC-Columbia team took the stage victory.  For HTC-Columbia, the win was … Continue reading

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