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That's Not How Carbon Fiber Works

bicycling.com

July 30, 2014

Bicycling’s Test Director responds to the New York Times’ misleading, ill-informed piece on carbon-fiber bikes

by matt phillips

I resisted rebutting this story in the New York Times because I’m quite certain I’ll get the…

I’m glad I read this before the original article.

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Bike in a Bagbicycling.com
July 30, 2014The 21-piece bike that can fit in one bagby Elspeth HuyettLooking at the Kit Bike, you would never guess it can fit in one bag.(Photo courtesy of Lucid Designs)Carrying your bike around is a chore, for sure. It’s awkwar…

That’s looks more like a piece of advertising art than something you would ride. 

Some of the detail looks really interesting.

Bike in a Bag
bicycling.com

July 30, 2014

The 21-piece bike that can fit in one bag

by Elspeth Huyett

Looking at the Kit Bike, you would never guess it can fit in one bag.

(Photo courtesy of Lucid Designs)

Carrying your bike around is a chore, for sure. It’s awkwar…

That’s looks more like a piece of advertising art than something you would ride. Some of the detail looks really interesting.

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Women in the Bike Industry With Giant’s Elysa Walk
Leah Flickinger, bicycling.com
As Giant gives full independence to its women’s brand Liv, we spoke to general manager Elysa Walk about being female in a male-dominated industry and the company’s efforts to make cycling more accessible to everyoneBicycling: Tell me about y…

This is a pretty optimistic article. I’d say the only worry a cycling manufacturer should have is whether or not the boss is a cyclist. 

Everything else should be secondary.

Women in the Bike Industry With Giant’s Elysa Walk
Leah Flickinger, bicycling.com

As Giant gives full independence to its women’s brand Liv, we spoke to general manager Elysa Walk about being female in a male-dominated industry and the company’s efforts to make cycling more accessible to everyone

Bicycling: Tell me about y…

This is a pretty optimistic article. I’d say the only worry a cycling manufacturer should have is whether or not the boss is a cyclist. Everything else should be secondary.

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Today’s race was difficult, but much more fun than the others, as I had a good feeling with the car, the pace was good and I felt I could push.

Kimi Raikkonen on today’s race. For the last couple of races, you can see that the car has started to do as it’s told. If the team can sort out the details, and stop treating Kimi like Fernando, then the second half of the season might be a whole lot better than the first.

http://www1.skysports.com/f1/news/12523/9396963/2014-hungarian-gp-driver-reaction

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