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Just as a smooth curve in a handlebar was all a tube bender could do in Coppi’s day, a lace was the only way to secure a shoe. But having tried to go back to laces for nostalgia reasons, I realized that these modern closures are a big improvement on laces. I am no longer tempted to go back. Photo: Lennard Zinn |