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Back from Vegas!

9/29/08 - We've made the 15 hour trek back home, arriving last night, exhausted but happy with the response from the show.  I'll post more over the weekend, after I download the pictures from the show and start digging out of the post-Interbike backlog...

Off to Vegas

9/17/08 - We're deep in preparation for our annual trek to Las Vegas for the Interbike trade show.  Our booth should be even more popular than last year, with the addition of theAeroPress and the introduction of our new t-shirts and hoodie sweatshirts!  I will be adding pages for the new clothing when we return, but if you absolutely have to be the first on your block with the new stuff, please give me a call right away!

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August Special Roast

The August Special Roast is a Mexican Chiapas.  Chiapas is a border state of Mexico, with high volcanic mountains that offer excellent terrain for coffee growing.  Coffees from this region are highly sought after for their delicate aroma, medium body, natural chocolate flavor and bright acidity.

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August is World Bicycle Relief Month at Kinetic Koffee

7/31/08– Kinetic Koffee of Arcata, CA announced today that it will donate a percentage of all coffee sales in the month of August to World Bicycle Relief, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to independence and livelihood through The Power of Bicycles in impoverished areas throughout the world. 

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Organic Coffee Sales Hit Milestone

7/29/08 - (paraphrased from Specialty Coffee Retailer Magazine) "The North American organic coffee market reached one billion dollars in 2007, according to new data released in May during a sampling event featuring new organic coffees.  This is an increase of 29% over 2006 and amounts to approximately 84 million pounds of green beans. 

Pretty cool!  Keep up the support!

July's Special Roast - Sumatra Gayo Mountain

7/11/08 - This month's Special Roast is an ultra smooth Sumatra from Gayo Mountain.  It is a high altitude coffee grown from 3,200 to 6,000 feet in elevation.  It has a full body, a slightly nutty, earthy flavor and a sweet finish.  We roast it to a dark roast to highlight the flavors.  It's a personal favorite of mine and will not last long!

Kinetic Koffee powers National Champion

7/10/08 - Byron Nix of Green Mountain Velo has won the USCF National Criterium Championship for Masters 35+.  Kinetic Koffee is a proud sponsor of the team.  Congratulations to Byron and the rest of Green Mountain Velo.  Ride on!

Photo courtesy of Green Mountain Velo.

The AeroPress is here!

6/20/08 - We are now distributing the Aerobie AeroPress.  Why?  It's the absolute best coffee press I have ever tried!  But you don't have to take my word for it.  Here is what one customer wrote after he bought his:

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Aerobie AeroPress Demo

 
Check out this video demo of the AeroPress filmed by Rich Kelly of Interbiketimes.com at the Kinetic Koffee booth at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, CA in April 08.  Yes, it's really that easy and the coffee is that good (if you use Kinetic Koffee, of course!).
 

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Website News

6/4/08 - We've been growing so fast that we've outgrown our server, so last month we migrated to a server with much more capacity.  However, in the changeover we lost some functionality in our Shopping Cart and a number of orders were never completed.  Thank you to all the folks who took the time to call in to place your orders while we were working on the fixes! 

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