Monthly Archives: June 2016

Five Dead

Five Dead

By now you’ve seen the news reports that a man in a pickup truck hammered into a group ride, killing five riders and injuring another four. Nine riders down. It’s unlike anything any ...

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The Pile of Superlatives

The Pile of Superlatives

I’ve got a buddy who likes doing 24-hour mountain bike races. Solo. So when I tell you I think he’s crazy I know that my reliability as a witness is questionable, the way both the fun ...

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The Genius of the Tiny

The Genius of the Tiny

What do we want for our children? It’s a question many people seem to struggle with. Many answer, “Success!” For some, it’s as simple as not facing the troubles they had ...

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Urban Adventure

Urban Adventure

Our love for adventure racing and events continues to grow. We have made no secret about it, this type of riding has captured us. About the only thing that can get us down is the distances needed ...

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Friday Group Ride #314

Friday Group Ride #314

I was riding home last night, up the steep hill of Commons Street into Cushing Square Belmont, where the donut shop exploded last month. The road tips over above the square and you dive down into ...

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Wet Shifting

Wet Shifting

I recently visited Sedona Arizona to check out some pretty cool stuff. Magura, a German company best known for its mountain bike disc brake systems, has stepped up to help two other companies, ...

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The Chipotle Dilemma

The Chipotle Dilemma

I was recently talking with a friend about the fall from grace suffered by the restaurant chain Chipotle. They were a trusted dispenser of burritos for a great many of my friends and me. I ...

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