Monthly Archives: March 2018

Friday Group Ride #402

Friday Group Ride #402

Going down, there is not much room for thought. Avoid the potholes. Watch for cars. Note the flap of your jacket in the wind, the roar of the wind in your ears. The stop sign. The mostly blind ...

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Paceline Podcast #109

Paceline Podcast #109

Vacation. It’s such a loaded term. Is it time away from work? Time away from home? Is it recreation? Can it be a vacation without a bicycle? Hottie recently reviewed four different bike ...

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Build It

Build It

Bike racing is but one corner of the larger cycling ecosystem. It is one of the most visible, sure, but when you look at participation numbers in the U.S., bike racing is dwarfed by bicycle ...

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Up That? Fish Rock

Up That? Fish Rock

By the time I rolled into rest stop two the Tee Rex crew had taken off their dinosaur suits, so I didn’t get the amazing comedy that has greeted me on other occasions. Honestly, I ...

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Get Your Dream Bike, Support RKP

Get Your Dream Bike, Support RKP

As some of you may know, I work for a custom bike builder, and I have tried throughout my years contributing to RKP not to cross the two streams. I have steered away from advocating for any ...

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Paceline Podcast #108

Paceline Podcast #108

It’s a podcast about bikes, so it’s no surprise that our hosts like to ride new bikes. And great bikes. And sometimes crazily expensive bikes, like the $15,300 Argonaut that Hottie ...

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Racey for Loose: Mosaic GT-1

Racey for Loose: Mosaic GT-1

There’s a switchback up on the shoulder of Sonoma Mountain that combines a steep approach with a full 180-degree turn and peppers it with a narrow trail with a soft outside shoulder. If ...

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RKP’s Massive Clothing Sale

RKP’s Massive Clothing Sale

On October 8th, 2017 a fire started on Tubbs Lane just outside of Calistoga, California. Whipped by winds that blew at 75 mph and at times gusted north of 100 mph, the fire raced into Sonoma ...

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