Monthly Archives: June 2015

Stride

Stride

By the time I saw the rut, it was too late. I’d just finished taking a shot of a rider ahead of me and as the dirt road bent left and began to drop, I tossed my camera over my shoulder, got ...

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Friday Group Ride #267

Friday Group Ride #267

I’ve worked this theme before, but a new bike build has me contemplating it again. My mountain bike has been a single-speed 650b rig for the last few years, and what I discovered is that, ...

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The Crash

The Crash

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County—and recover from an incident that resulted in 16 ...

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Sea Sucker Mini Bomber

Sea Sucker Mini Bomber

A few years ago I sold a bike to a guy who had no rack on his car when he came to pick it up. I asked if he wanted me to take the wheels off and then help him get it into the trunk as he opened ...

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The Expectation Game

The Expectation Game

Goals can be good. Expectations can be bad, and I have too often mistaken one for the other and failed to achieve either. No where is this more apparent to me than in my parenting. I am not ...

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Place

Place

The bicycle is amazing for as many reasons as we have fingers. There’s the fact that when we’re young, it multiplies our effort into a version of our own energy, perfected. ...

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The Vuelta Promise

The Vuelta Promise

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

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Friday Group Ride #266

Friday Group Ride #266

I have not ridden in the Dolomites or in Tuscany. I have never scaled an Alp, nor ridden in Hawaii. A friend says South Africa is the most dramatic and beautiful place he has ridden. Another says ...

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A Cautionary Tale

A Cautionary Tale

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in a slightly different ...

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The Greatest Tour Ever Raced

The Greatest Tour Ever Raced

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

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