Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Paceline Podcast #103

The Paceline Podcast #103

Maybe it’s the gloominess of February, but the Paceline hosts — Patrick, Hottie, and Fatty — have some pretty serious topics this week…though they don’t necessarily approach those topics in a ...

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88 Temples: Now Online

88 Temples: Now Online

Bicycling has added my feature “88 Temples” to its site. For those of you who aren’t subscribers or haven’t had the opportunity to pick up a copy of the magazine, you can ...

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Where’s My Ring? SRAM Force 1x

Where’s My Ring? SRAM Force 1x

There was a time when a 12-25 cassette and a 53/39 crankset could get me over anything in California. I miss that the way I miss having seven percent body fat. These days, I need more more range, ...

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Chileno Valley Grasshopper

Chileno Valley Grasshopper

In Sonoma County’s Grasshopper Adventure Series, riders who do the full series are treated subjected to a variety of different requirements to succeed. Sure, you’ve got to have the ...

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Friday Group Ride #397

Friday Group Ride #397

If all of life, whether consciously or not, is a search for meaning, then each ride, consciously or not, is a search for meaning. We have fun here. We talk about frivolous things like shoes or ...

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88 Temples

88 Temples

In the author’s note for Live or Die, Anne Sexton apologized for the order of the poems, arranged as they were, in the chronological sequence in which they were written. She conceded ...

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The Paceline Podcast #102

The Paceline Podcast #102

Let’s talk dogs. No, not those furry lumps of love that drool on (or sometimes eat) your shoes. We’re talking feet. Do you have problems with your feet? Do cycling shoes give you ...

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Flow and Creativity

Flow and Creativity

I sit on the periphery of an organization called the Flow Genome Project. When the first meetings to get it kicked off were held in Los Angeles some years back, I was invited to be a part of ...

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The Manual Machine

The Manual Machine

Of the many things I consider part of the RKP editorial mandate, service articles, that is, how-tos, aren’t really part of that equation. There are plenty of other places where you can find ...

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