Monthly Archives: October 2018

Friday Group Ride #426

Friday Group Ride #426

I didn’t want to ride. It was Saturday morning. I had coffee, a couch, and a dog to pet. My phone buzzed. It was a text we’ve all gotten before: Hey, what are you doing? Wanna ride?  ...

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Paceline Podcast 131

Paceline Podcast 131

For pro teams, finding sponsors and keeping said sponsors happy is more difficult than ever before. This week Selene takes a look at the new strategy from EF Education First-Drapac-Rapha. They ...

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A Year Later

A Year Later

A year ago last night a fire broke out near Tubbs Lane on the outskirts of Calistoga, Calif. Earlier in the day I’d been driving back from Quincy and Giro’s Grinduro. Entering Yuba ...

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Friday Group Ride #425

Friday Group Ride #425

Nothing changed, that’s what I kept thinking, as I sat on the curb, scratching my chin and absentmindedly rolling my chain backwards through its derailleurs. We were 25 miles into a 30 mile ...

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Paceline Podcast 130

Paceline Podcast 130

Have you ever ridden across the country? It is one of those things that many of us have considered, and most of us haven’t found either the time or the motivation to do it. Selene ...

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A Few Last Hits

A Few Last Hits

Occasional contributor Vic Armijo joined us for the incredible shrinking show this year. His perspective and experience are always a great reminder to try to look at the world with fresh ...

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Love

Love

Nobody develops a passion for cycling by going slow. We fall in love with the zoom. Our bodies thrill at the way gravity pulls at us as we enter a turn. That pull at our mass tells us we are ...

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The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis

The compliment came as I was in line at the coffee shop following the big Saturday ride. The South Bay was still warming in the fall sun, the marine layer yet to burn off and most of us clacking ...

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