Monthly Archives: August 2015

Friday Group Ride #276

Friday Group Ride #276

I think it’s a common mistake of perception to assume the changes going on in your head are actually changes happening in the world. Here’s an example. I don’t perceive a ...

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The Reality of unReal

The Reality of unReal

Since 1996 Teton Gravity Research has been making action films that have consistently taken Bruce Brown’s format of epic athlete + cool location = money shot and squared the result, ...

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Deep in the Umpqua, Part III

Deep in the Umpqua, Part III

My friends in Europe think the American notion of going on vacation only to eat and drink ourselves into oblivion is as wrong-headed as our idolatry of the handgun. I’ve heard from a number of ...

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Wahoo Balance Scale

Wahoo Balance Scale

The combination of a couple of injuries, a few child-inflicted illnesses and many lost days of training due to our move has given gravity an increased interest in my movements. I’ve got a ...

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Fat Tire Flyer

Fat Tire Flyer

It’s rare that one of the protagonists at the center of the rise of a new culture has any talent for story telling. It’s seems to be a weird law of mental physics that dictates those ...

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Deep in the Umpqua, Part II

Deep in the Umpqua, Part II

For Part I, click here.   Dawn came far earlier than I expected, or could deal with. My tent began to glow green with the first rays of light and my response was to roll onto my side and ...

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Friday Group Ride #275

Friday Group Ride #275

I was riding side-by-side with Mike (his real name) and I asked, “Do you follow women’s racing at all?” The Giro Donne was on at the time, and I had been following along ...

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The Kali Tava Helmet

The Kali Tava Helmet

I need to begin this review with an admission. I don’t really dig being in front of the camera anymore. There was a time when it was fun, but it’s not something I need. That said, I ...

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