Monthly Archives: December 2017

Going Downhill: Xpedo GFX Pedals

Going Downhill: Xpedo GFX Pedals

I used to think that a pedal strike while mountain biking was a bad thing. Then I realized it was neither good nor bad; it’s just something that happens. Then I had another epiphany: A ...

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Friday Group Ride #389

Friday Group Ride #389

The snow has not yet fallen (though we are told it is imminent), so I was surprised to hear from not one but two cyclist friends in the last two weeks that they had been riding in their ...

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Paceline Podcast #93

Paceline Podcast #93

Cold and flu season. That’s what we call it, right? As if it were restricted to a few months of the year like maple sugaring or cyclocross Nordic skiing. No matter how long it’s meant ...

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Friday Group Ride #388

Friday Group Ride #388

A switch flipped, and now I’m a mountain biker. I have been a mountain biker before. During long stretches of the ’90s I was on a 26-inch, 80mm travel bike that I thought was just ...

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One Good Dude

One Good Dude

Part of being a pro cyclist is spending the off season meeting with sponsors and glad-handing fans. I’ve attended a number of “get to ride with Rider X” events over the years. ...

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