Monthly Archives: December 2009

Faith

When I think about descending and what is required to go downhill with the abandon of a pinball, what I think about are the turns, not the straights. Once the road arcs with the lazy bend of a ...

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Christmas Present

A Riding With the Shack Note from Fatty: The fourth and final episode from my weekend with Team RadioShack has been posted. Check it out here: It’s the feel-good movie of the Winter! I ...

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The Sprint

There’s a sequence in the great La Course en Tete, the documentary on Eddy Merckx, in which the filmmakers show a sprint unfold in a head-on view as the riders barrel toward the finish line. To a ...

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Friday Group Ride #1 Summary

And so,  the RKP cycloscenti have spoken and what they most want in 2010 is for 1988’s US U17 Road Race Champion to become 2010’s Paris-Roubaix winner. At 36, one might guess that the ...

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The Friday Group Ride #1

Dearest Friends, We at RKP count ourselves enormously fortunate to have such a thoughtful and passionate readership. In an effort to give you more of a forum for your thoughts and ideas, we have ...

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Job Review: Lance Armstrong (Humor)

It seems that dumpster diving isn’t just for TMZ and freegans anymore. Da Robot happened to be passing by a locked recycling bin contained within a password protected-room in a building ...

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A Jersey With a Message

There are a great many of us who have something to say to the cars that pass us as we ride. “Come a little closer, would ya?” or “Not like I’m a person or anything,” ...

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