Monthly Archives: August 2017

Time in a (Water) Bottle

Time in a (Water) Bottle

I have this cranky teenage memory of being forced to ride my bike every night after dinner, with my parents. Every night, every summer, all summer long. Let me be clear—I was an awkward teenager, ...

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Paceline Podcast #82

Paceline Podcast #82

Fatty had a meeting with a doctor that gave him an unusual frame of mind for this show. The colonoscopy made him hungry and maybe a little freer with his opinions. Some of those opinions regard ...

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Rites of Passage: an Inventory

Rites of Passage: an Inventory

We were all there once, the newbie, perhaps even the Fred, wearing tube socks and cutoffs and swearing we’d never buy one of those silly beer cooler hats. Somewhere in there, we all became ...

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Annadel: A Fresh Take

Annadel: A Fresh Take

If I’m honest, I probably shouldn’t have had that shot of Jack Daniels, or the fortified Pinot that was smoother than polished marble. That shot of Fireball was definitely not a ...

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Friday Group Ride #375

Friday Group Ride #375

20 years ago, I could ride into the city and see 2-3 other cyclists along the way. Cars honked. Drivers swore at me. Half the time, easily, I called that behavior down on myself, but equally, ...

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Paceline Podcast #81

Paceline Podcast #81

So what do you do at the end of the season when you have massive fitness and all your goals achieved or finished? Fatty is busy compiling a new late-season race schedule now that he’s ...

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A Revelation

A Revelation

As I swept around the bend the asphalt, the chunky, disintegrating asphalt gave way to dirt, sand meeting the sea. I eased off the accelerator, exhaled through pursed lips and swept over the ...

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Natural Acts

Natural Acts

I’m writing just to give you a little heads up that we will be taking a short break from publishing while I drive up to Oregon with my boys to view the eclipse. As a young boy I was ...

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Friday Group Ride #374

Friday Group Ride #374

I love where I live, both generally and specifically. New England, its twisting roadways, dense greenery, and historical charm, is a great place to ride a bike. And the little house I share with ...

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