Monthly Archives: July 2018

Happy Hands: Lizard Skins Gloves

Happy Hands: Lizard Skins Gloves

In my personal use, long-finger gloves were something I wore in cold weather and at cyclocross races. At least, that was my practice for a good 20 years.  I didn’t wear them for mountain ...

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The Lightweight Urgestalt

The Lightweight Urgestalt

The act of creation is selfish. It’s a chance to see what’s inside that urge, to find out where that creativity will take you. It’s nothing short of an adventure. And so while ...

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Paceline Podcast 122

Paceline Podcast 122

This week Selene poses an interesting question: How much riding do you need each week to be healthy both mentally and physically? Researchers at the University of Sydney published a study ...

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The Pull: Nick Legan

The Pull: Nick Legan

On this week’s show, my guest is Nick Legan, the author of Gravel Cycling, from VeloPress. Legan has one of the more varied backgrounds I’ve encountered in cycling. He began his career as a race ...

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Learning the Bonk

Learning the Bonk

We were nearly 50 miles into what was supposed to be a 50 mile ride, not far by my standard of the time, but I was coming back from a shoulder injury, and it was the hottest day of the year so ...

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Blowhard: the MilKit Booster

Blowhard: the MilKit Booster

I’ve been a vocal proponent of floor pumps with a secondary chamber for seating tubeless tires. It’s a great way to avoid buying a compressor. It’s also a great way to find ...

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Friday Group Ride #417

Friday Group Ride #417

I’m pretty transparent in what I do here, I think. The Group Ride is one part bicycle free-association, one part diatribe, a healthy dose of help-I-don’t-know-what-I’m-doing, ...

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Paceline Podcast 121

Paceline Podcast 121

This week we take a look at the women and racing. There are some high points worth celebrating—Trek has created a new women’s pro team—and a whole lot of low lights, like podium girls. ...

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The Pull: James Winchester

The Pull: James Winchester

On this week’s show, my guest is James Winchester, the product manager for Masi Bicycles. The role of a product manager at a bike company is, perhaps, one of the most visible expressions of what ...

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