Monthly Archives: April 2020

Paceline Podcast 196

Paceline Podcast 196

Ever considered doing Iron Cross? If so, you’re not alone. This week, Selene, Iron Cross’ winningest racer, addresses a listener question about what sort of preparation is required to ...

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Friday Group Ride #497

Friday Group Ride #497

How many is too many setbacks? That’s not this week’s question. It’s just on my mind. It was a chill ride, just me and C on the local trails. Not hammering. Just rolling around. ...

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Paceline Podcast 195

Paceline Podcast 195

We’re all looking for fresh ways to deal with being hunkered down in these new lives we lead. Selene takes a look at fatigue and how stress (like that which could be caused by having all ...

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Mobilizing the Bike Industry

Mobilizing the Bike Industry

RKP isn’t what I’d call a news site. It wasn’t founded on the idea of being the first word on anything; indeed, I’d rather be the last word on something, as in the ...

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Friday Group Ride #496

Friday Group Ride #496

I’ve written enough about cycling over the last decade to know that I don’t know that much about cycling. It has helped enormously to do this weekly Group Ride, which so often elicits ...

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Paceline Podcast 194

Paceline Podcast 194

With Covid-19 still dominating life, Selene takes a look at how, despite the need for social distancing, having a workout buddy is more important now than ever before. She considers strategies ...

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The Lens

The Lens

When I was a kid, my favorite toys were cars. The single most recurring feature in photos of me from when I was single digits were four-wheeled amusements that bore names like Tonka, Matchbox and ...

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What the Woods Say

What the Woods Say

First and foremost, they don’t say much, which is, in my mind, a great part of their appeal. Dogs are similar (more on that in a sec). Leaves flutter and shake. In fall sometimes the dry ...

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Friday Group Ride #495

Friday Group Ride #495

I was chatting with my friend Neil. Neil is, very quietly, one of the most prolific designers of custom bike frames of the last decade. He’s really seen almost every crazy idea a person can ...

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Paceline Podcast 193

Paceline Podcast 193

This week Selene explores what cycling means to her and how those rides that we don’t want to do make the rides we want to do that much better. Patrick addresses the impact Covid-19 is ...

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