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Jim Holst is a Kali super supporter. He wears our helmets. He talks Kali tech like a boss. And when he goes to the races with his kids and his grandkids he sits under a Kali Protectives tents and preaches the word of Kali.  And up until now we knew him as our friend who works at QBP, races BMX and is passionate about getting better protection on racers of all ages, sizes and talents, but we wanted to know more. So we asked him some probing questions. The answers made us love Jim even more and we wanted to share his story with you. ...

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WTB, Vigilante 2.6 $70.95 We, here at Kali, put our collective minds together to offer up this #kalikrew approved gift list for the holiday season. It was not an easy task to whittle our list to just ten things, as there are so many great bicycle bits and bobs being produced right now, it is just crazy. You could always skip our list and throw down for Enve’s new home inflation contraption or any number of the fantastic new e-bikes on the market or even the ultimate POV camera, the GoPro HERO8 Black. Or just take our advice and pick something off the...

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Sitting around the campfire at Kali Kamp I recognize almost no one. Sure we spent the day turning pedals together, but all the faces were new to me and now I’m at a loss for who’s who. So I’ve reverted to the age old technique of identifying everyone by asking “hey, what bike are you riding?” This not only makes it easy to identify who they are and how they ride, but supplies hours, upon hours, of mutually entertaining conversation.  “How much travel does that bad boy have?” “How wide of bars are you running?” “Did you try the same...

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Some kids are into BMX bikes, photography and girls, in no particular order. Some kids are much more nerdy. Some are into reading The Hobbit, joining the debate team and building model planes. Some are more into lighting off firecrackers, getting muddy and breaking curfew.  When you meet Kali founder Brad Waldron, in his baggy shorts, well-worn Kali t-shirt and dirty Five Ten kicks, you just assume he’s less nerd and more scalawag.  Then when you see the model plane sitting on his desk, you feel a little confused. It seems a bit out of place amongst all the helmets, tools and bike parts.  “One...

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Brian McCulloch is the longest running member of the Elevate KHS Pro Cycling Team and by all accounts as sweet as he is strong.  "You won’t meet people in the cycling world any kinder, nor more gregariously friendly, than Brian McCulloch," said Ted King, former ProTour cyclist and two time winner of Dirty Kanza.  "He’s always asking how you’re doing, how you've been, what’s new, and so forth with a sincere interest to know truly how you’re doing. Plus, he’s obviously got a motor."  As the 2019 season winds down, we took the opportunity to catch up with McCulloch to find out...

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