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Posts in August 2006

Technical Support at 24-Hour Races

24-hour racing is very demanding on riders, bikes, race officials, promoters, and technical support. I recently attended the 24-9, host of the US National 24 Hour Championship, held on a hot, sultry weekend, deep in woods on Nine-Mile forest of Wisconsin. As is usually the case, it was a...

2005 World Championships with the USA Team Shop

This article will discuss the activities of Calvin Jones of Park Tool and the USA Team Shop at the 2005 Mountain Bike World Championships in Livigno, Italy. USA Cycling Team is selected by USA Cycling for the World Championships, held this year in Livigno, Italy. During most of the year, these ...

SRAM Force and Rival Group Service and Installation

As manufacturers release new groups and components, there are often new features that require new service procedures. This will be the first in a series of articles discussing the newer component groups available from various manufacturers. For the Campagnolo© group see Ultra-Torque and Re...