Monthly Archives: September 2019

Friday Group Ride #469

Friday Group Ride #469

They say that form is fleeting by class is permanent. Similarly, fashion comes and goes, but style is permanent. Or maybe fashion is what you where, but style is how you wear it. Sometimes you ...

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The Paceline Podcast 171

The Paceline Podcast 171

This week Selene takes on a reader question about how exercise affects alcohol and how alcohol affects hydration. It turns out that this is a more complicated interaction than most folks ...

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The Pull: David Wages of Ellis Cycles

The Pull: David Wages of Ellis Cycles

My guest today is frame builder David Wages of Ellis Cycles. There was a time when the most common career path for a frame builder was to put in solid years building bikes for a brand that sold ...

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Stronger

Stronger

It’s a simple question: How strong can I be? When I began racing, that was the question. How fast would I be able to pedal a bicycle? With discipline, proper diet and rest and plenty of ...

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High Water Mark

High Water Mark

I’ve been asked about my proudest moment on the bike. It’s an interesting question for me. As I was never a PRO, I’ve measured my successes on the bike within their relative merit—which was ...

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Friday Group Ride #468

Friday Group Ride #468

I was asked to speak at a transportation conference. As you can imagine, this was a source of mirth for many of my friends, but I went anyway, and I stood in front of a room of about 150 people ...

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Paceline Podcast 170

Paceline Podcast 170

We’ve gone from “‘cross is coming,” to “‘cross is here.” In a fair number of locations around the country, the season’s first cyclocross races were ...

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Understanding Trail

Understanding Trail

I get questions periodically about trail and what it really means in terms of a bicycle’s handling. There are a number of factors that go into determining how a bike handles and trail is ...

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