Monthly Archives: October 2018

Taipei Demo Day

Taipei Demo Day

Prior to departing for Taipei, I knew that I would be attending a press conference and a demo day associated with the Taipei Cycle Show. What I knew you could fit in a book title. This morning ...

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Taiwan

Taiwan

It’s not a stretch to say that Taiwan is the single most important location in all of cycling. Say what you want about the Wallers-Arenberg forest, the Col du Galibier, Lake Como, the Mur ...

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The Pull: Peter Flax

The Pull: Peter Flax

On this week’s show, my guest is writer and editor Peter Flax. Flax was features editor for the Hollywood Reporter. Flax is also a contributor to CyclingTips where he writes on a wide range of ...

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Paceline Podcast #133

Paceline Podcast #133

Let’s talk about dressing for cold weather riding. How important is humidity in how you dress? Should 45 degree weather result in the same kit selection regardless of where you live? Maybe ...

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Memphis Grows Up

Memphis Grows Up

Regular readers of RKP have likely seen me mention Memphis, Tennessee, from time to time. Memphis, a place of fertile soil, plentiful rain and enough heat to make a cake rise, is a great location ...

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Risk, Not Danger

Risk, Not Danger

“Oh, so you like danger.” Dating in the Internet age means that first dates are often a gauntlet of likes, dislikes, values and weaknesses. It’s the romantic equivalent to ...

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Friday Group Ride #427

Friday Group Ride #427

From the back, I could see it all, young men surging and dropping back on the narrow trail, bristling with energy and enthusiasm, like a litter of puppies roiling in one mass. I sat on my saddle ...

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Paceline Podcast 132

Paceline Podcast 132

So just what is gravel? What should a gravel ride be? Should it include singletrack? Should there be creek crossings? What is reasonable for a person to expect when they sign up for an event and ...

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The Pull: Rebecca Rusch

The Pull: Rebecca Rusch

Rebecca Rusch has what may be the ultimate nickname not just for a cyclist, but for any endurance athlete. She’s known as the Queen of Pain. And she has more than earned that nickname. She has ...

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Off the Bike Attractions

Off the Bike Attractions

One of the reasons I wanted to host the Ronde et Vous was to provide an event that sat somewhere between a gravel ride and the Handmade Bicycle Show. Because the gravel category is so conducive ...

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