Monthly Archives: November 2018

Friday Group Ride #431

Friday Group Ride #431

I’m a little embarrassed in retrospect. The Reasoned Decision had come out about two weeks prior, and I was still aflame with (possibly contrived) moral indignation. Of course, by then I ...

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Paceline Podcast 136

Paceline Podcast 136

Unless you’re racing cyclocross, the off season is here. Selene says she’s done her last event of the year and has recently returned to the gym for strength training. He gym routine ...

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The Tour of the Usal

The Tour of the Usal

On the same weekend we were holding the RKP Ronde et Vous, the Grasshopper Adventure Series was hosting its second Mendocino County-based event, the Tour of the Usal, near Fort Bragg. Jeremiah ...

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The Ask

The Ask

Learning to draft is a rite of passage. It’s the first skill beyond learning how to operate a bike itself that a rider must internalize for the simple reason that it is the foundation on which ...

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Paceline Podcast 135

Paceline Podcast 135

It’s November (you may have noticed) and that means that unless you’re at the height of your cyclocross season, November can present challenges in terms of motivation for workouts, ...

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The Royal H Prova

The Royal H Prova

I will start by saying that Bryan, from Royal H Cycles, is a friend, and that this bike was a collaboration of sorts between Bryan, who used to work at Seven Cycles, and Mike Salvatore, one of ...

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Friday Group Ride #430

Friday Group Ride #430

Bread and water. Pan y agua. None of us rides on that anymore. Most of us have $5-10 worth of highly engineered nutrition on board when we take on a serious ride (define for yourself). I tend to ...

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Paceline Podcast 134

Paceline Podcast 134

Patrick is back from his trip to Taiwan. While there he attended a trade show, rode a few ebikes, did a bike tour down the eastern coast of Taiwan and then visited a series of factories. He even ...

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