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A BLOCK OF THE OLD CHIPS

things like the first hydration pack, the first threadless headset, and the first lock-on grip. Flash points in evolution that changed the bike industry. The Chris King puck did not do that. In the nearly 20 years since King started compacting its shaved aluminum byproducts, you could argue that the industry has trended toward practices that are less environmentally friendly, not more. But during those years, outside forces opened our eyes to the enormous impacts that humanity’s tiny actions are having. Hurricanes, wildfires and man-made earthquakes have

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