Monthly Archives: April 2017

Loosen Up

Loosen Up

Recently I got curious as to why mountain bikers wear baggies. I figured there was some performance advantage or reason. So I searched the interwebs for answers. Google: “baggies vs Lycra.” Turns ...

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Pulling Through

Pulling Through

When I first began riding in groups the guys who taught me had a habit of slapping their thighs as a means to call out debris in the road. Slap your left thigh for something on the left, slap ...

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Just One Moment #4

Just One Moment #4

Two or three pedal strokes, ass not yet set on saddle. The loud clicking of cleats into pedals. I like my road shoes tight, and the sound of the metal teeth clamping down is satisfying. The sky ...

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Galavanting

Galavanting

I’d just like to give all of you, the marvelous RKP readership, a little heads-up. For the better part of this week and next I will be in Japan—riding, natch. I’ll be on assignment ...

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