Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Paceline Podcast #8

The Paceline Podcast #8

Stage eight of the Paceline starts in Malibu with Padraig throwing down attacks in a two-day Gran Fondo. Lance Armstrong speaks to students at the University of Colorado. We play back some of ...

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The Market Leader

The Market Leader

Over the last three years, I’ve gotten solid time on a number of different groups. From mechanical groups to electronic ones, and from high end to a few rides on entry-level components, ...

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The Point

The Point

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental health—Abraham Maslow During my final season of racing, there was a weekend in which my ambition got the better of me. I ...

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The Malibu Gran Fondo

The Malibu Gran Fondo

The Malibu Gran Fondo is an event in its second year, and is a different take on what a fondo can be. It’s true that “gran fondo” means “big ride,” but just how do ...

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Riding in Place Gets Smart

Riding in Place Gets Smart

“We need this. Every drop, we need it”. That’s what I told myself as I peered out of my garage, watching rain drops bounce off the driveway. El Nino was finally delivering drought busting storms. ...

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Friday Group Ride #301

Friday Group Ride #301

We’ve talked a lot lately about the LBS, all the business pressures, the quality of service, what the future looks like. And before I go any further, I should own my bias. Bike shop owners ...

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NAHBS 2016, Part IV, Best in Show

NAHBS 2016, Part IV, Best in Show

Sunday is the day when we judge both Best in Show and the Best New Builder. As happened last year, this year I got to the line of new builder tables only to discover a builder who had ripped me a ...

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