Monthly Archives: June 2013

Truth

What now passes for the “they” and “them” that comprises the broad opinion of the world—that indeterminate body of the Interwebs and blogosphere—has belched up a new ...

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New Stuff from RKP!

So back in April I ran a Kickstarter campaign that, I’m very pleased to say, was successful. Success on Kickstarter is easily measured: Either you hit your funding goal or you don’t. ...

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Friday Group Ride #171

In my mind I am slugging away at the long climb west of Brattleboro on the way up to Marlboro and beyond to Hogback Mountain. The road is packed dirt, graded in spring, in mud season, and left to ...

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Interview: Brian Cookson

Editor’s note: Until the emergence of Brian Cookson as a candidate for the presidency of the UCI it seemed that Pat McQuaid was destined for a third term as president of the UCI if for no ...

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Community

  I’ve got a reader who goes by the initials KCE who occasionally sends me bike-related art. Each of the items above are something I received in the mail. The first time I received one ...

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To Forget

I forgot a pump. I often forget a pump. I have come to a strange place in my cycling experience where I neither completely believe in CO2, nor love jamming a small hand pump in my jersey pocket. ...

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Friday Group Ride #170

I think about a future without cars. Mainly I think about it as I’m being squeezed into the narrowest, graveliest part of the shoulder by some four-wheeled behemoth whose pilot is happily ...

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The Leipheimer Debt

First, some background: I was in Santa Rosa, Calif., for the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California. I’d driven my family up so that my wife could renew her search for a job there. The ...

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Lift

My legs and lungs and heart are the baseline. Their unreliable interactions with available time, motivation and passable weather are the great arbiters of my form. My form! Like that’s even ...

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