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Fat tire wheelie courtesy of Chris

Frostbike–A bicycle non-professional at a bicycle industry trade show

…y Bikes party (via a party bus called the Night Rider) and have beer- and bike-related fun. Saturday–Go to QBP headquarters.  Check out the vendor expo for the morning.  Eat delicious lunch provided by Thompson and QBP.  Ride Surly fat bikes in the snow.  Back to expo.  Return to hotel for dinner. Sunday–More expo. Take tour of QBP headquarters.  Eat more delicious lunch.  Ride more fat bikes (Salsa this time).  Win stuff at a raffle….

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QBP Logo

The BIG News

It has been in the works for four months. Countless phone calls, questioning, heckling and hounding. This is the bike industry right?

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Frostbike - Feb

Frostbike Introduction

Starting last night through Sunday I am at a tradeshow called Frostbike. Much of my content and typery for the next few days will be wrapped around thoughts, concepts, product and conversations that come out of this tradeshow. Because of this I would like to quickly explain what it is and why it matters to me – which means also why you should continue reading. This is my version of what Frostbike is, I am biased as I am paid by the compan…

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Abus Boro Lite Review

Review: Abus Bordo Lite

As a rep with QBP we are sometimes sent fun samples to try out, if we like them we can show them to shops and increase sales a bit in that category. Earlier this year I was sent some Abus lock samples, the coolest of course was this folding, cuff like, Bordo Lite. MSRP: $90 Details: 5 mm steel bars, with plastic coating to prevent damage to the bicycle’s paintwork Silicone cover for the lock body with “soft touch” properties L…

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