Monthly Archives: June 2019

Friday Group Ride #459

Friday Group Ride #459

Is it sad that Chris Froome’s serious crash and subsequent withdrawal from the Tour de France has me more interested in this year’s race than I was before? It feels a little sad. Even ...

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Paceline Podcast 161

Paceline Podcast 161

We begin with a reader question about how to rescue a day that doesn’t seem to be going according to plan. You’re not as fast as you thought, don’t have the power you ...

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The Race Across America

The Race Across America

When the cycling bug bit me back in the 1980s, I began, like all of you, I suspect, to digest all the bike magazines out there. In that era Bicycling had a real thing for the Race Across America. ...

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Friday Group Ride #458

Friday Group Ride #458

A brand is a funny thing, isn’t it. A name, a feeling, a history (or some sort of story) attached to products of a certain type and a certain quality, sometimes varying wildly over time. ...

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Paceline Podcast 160

Paceline Podcast 160

Selene is tough. We all knew that. But last weekend, she went to Oklahoma for an event known as Tulsa Tough. The question of the day? Which is tougher: Tulsa, or Selene? Easy there, champ. ...

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Humbled: Dirty Kanza 200

Humbled: Dirty Kanza 200

There are those race courses that have been etched into history like so much granite. The Monaco Grand Prix, the Daytona tri-oval, the Boston Marathon. Those courses are as much a part of their ...

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Friday Group Ride #457

Friday Group Ride #457

An increasing number of people are coming to me to ask why cyclists look so stupid. The first few I answered with a nod and a chuckle. The next few I took more seriously (and mostly agreed with, ...

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