Monthly Archives: March 2017

Friday Group Ride #352

Friday Group Ride #352

Maybe I’m parsing it too finely, this thing about motivation and habits and how to orient my life toward cycling more. I am not the most clever, and the challenges of holding down a job, ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #7

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #7

Just as we thought the rain was past tense, it comes roaring back for another good soaking. We discuss conditions at last weekend’s Super Sweetwater Grasshopper, which is to say wet the way ...

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Paceline Podcast #58

Paceline Podcast #58

This week we’ve got two great interviews with guys who know their way around the manufacturing of bikes. First up, though, we recap last weekend’s sogtastic (ultra-soggy) Super ...

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On the Nature of Ambition

On the Nature of Ambition

My car is an explosion of sand-encrusted cycling clothing and wet. The one place devoid of these castoffs is … my gear bag. I could blame it on my fatigue. Or I could blame it on the ...

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Strategic Opportunity

Strategic Opportunity

I once asked a bike shop employee why a water bottle cage did nothing other than hold a water bottle. I was new to cycling, serious cycling as we say, and given that my frame had these mounts to ...

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Staying on the Lookout

Staying on the Lookout

For those of you who are devoted RKP readers, you may have noticed a drop in the number of reviews of road bikes and an increase in reviews of adventure and mountain bikes. I’ve been pretty ...

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Friday Group Ride #351

Friday Group Ride #351

Charlie Sterling was a hell of a nice guy. In the ’70s he coached soccer with my dad, a couple of British expats driving all over New Jersey to bring the gospel of their native game to ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #6

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #6

In #6, we discuss some new legislation that has been introduced at the state level, including one for an Idaho stop—which would allow cyclists to treat a stop sign as a yield, provided the ...

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Paceline Podcast #57

Paceline Podcast #57

Fatty and Patrick are back with a trio of interviews Patrick conducted at the recent Team Rally training camp in Oxnard. They are the second-longest-running team in the U.S. and arguably the most ...

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