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A Conversation with Grant Petersen

Grant Petersen is a reformed racer and the owner of Rivendell Bicycle Works. We talked about riding in cities, wearing tweed, and the unsung qualities of old mass-production mountain bikes. His forthcoming book Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike is instructive on all aspects of cycling (even racing) and will garner appreciation and infuriation from experts and novices alike.

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One Comment

  1. ScottJuly 23, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    I like this part about Rivendell making a ‘cheap’ bike:
    “I still have a plan for a cheaper bike for riding in bike thefty areas. Everybody at Rivendell knows about our “cheap bike project.”

    I’d like to see something like this for the city.

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