Monthly Archives: July 2017

Swiss Army Bike

Swiss Army Bike

When I reviewed the Raleigh Stuntman recently, I wondered if it might be possible to own a single do-it-all bicycle. It’s a fun thought, that you might be able to engage every kind of ...

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The Skull 120

The Skull 120

We got this submission from RKP reader Eric Herboth of Portland Titanium. Sounds like a great event—Padraig   Eastern Oregon’s vast high desert country is also an adventure ...

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Land of Oz, Part II

Land of Oz, Part II

For Part I, go here.   With my current level of fitness, I’ve got about five hours of endurance riding in me, and three hours of intense riding in me. That’s all my current ...

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Friday Group Ride #369

Friday Group Ride #369

I don’t know how many Tours de France I’ve watched, enough that I should be a sharper analyst of what goes on. But I’m near the bottom in the TdF fantasy league I’m part ...

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The Land of Oz, Part I

The Land of Oz, Part I

He pointed out the window and said, “Right there in the woods in front of that junior high school is a pump track.” “A pump track?” “Yeah, the kids take hot laps ...

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Paceline Podcast #75

Paceline Podcast #75

Fatty and Hottie went to Beaver, Utah, to partake in the wonderfulness known as the Crusher in the Tushar. Good suffering was had by all. Imagine an event that goes uphill more than downhill. Or ...

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First Ride: Scott Scale

First Ride: Scott Scale

There’s nothing quite like having the right tool for a job. I have several Bondhus Allen drivers with the rounded tip for getting into bolts from odd angles. It occurred to me the other day ...

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Look Sharp: MSTINA and FYF

Look Sharp: MSTINA and FYF

Were you to use the sheer diversity of fit available in cycling jerseys and bibs as an indication of human anatomy, you could be forgiven for concluding that a cataclysmic saltation in evolution ...

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