Monthly Archives: July 2016

Friday Group Ride #322

Friday Group Ride #322

I am a crappy roadie. I don’t shave my legs. Until very recently, I hadn’t replaced my old broken road shoes, so I’ve been doing road rides in mountain shoes. I don’t ...

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Homework

Homework

I do a lot of work on bikes. My neighbors sometimes ask me if I run a bike shop. They also occasionally ask if I might work on their bikes. My new definition of diplomacy is finding a way to say ...

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Getting Around

Getting Around

It is alleged Mahatma Gandhi implored those who followed him to “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Its implication is obvious: set an example. There are times when I fear ...

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Consumer Protection

Consumer Protection

I get asked why so many of our reviews are not just positive, but downright enthusiastic. There are several reasons, which I can briefly recap like so: Better gear makes for a better ride. Great ...

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The Other

The Other

A very smart friend of mine once said to me, “All business is sales.” It was a truism that needed no supporting data. I accepted it without reservation and have lived by it since. ...

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The 2016 Tour de France wraps up on the storied streets of the Champs-Élysées on Sunday with a final, 113-kilometer ride from Chantilly into the heart of Paris. CLICK HERE to join us for Live ...

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Just One Moment #3

Just One Moment #3

I looked down at my plate. A grilled chicken leg, some couscous, and two pieces of raw celery. The celery wasn’t meant to be there. It was supposed to be corn, but I was on my way to the ...

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Friday Group Ride #321

Friday Group Ride #321

Robot is away, enjoying a well-earned vacation, so I’m pulling through while grabs some much-needed recovery. He’ll be back next week, unless he decides to make a career of ...

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