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The Mind Killer

The Mind Killer

“Fear is the mind killer.” I just finished reading Frank Herbert’s Dune. Not being much of a sci-fi fan, and having never seen the movie (not yet, but soon!) I just never got ...

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A Hoodie of Substance

A Hoodie of Substance

Fibre Athletics’ Everywhere Jacket might be the most substantial, heaviest hoodie I’ve ever laid hands on. Great curves, flattering seams—and it still covers my wrists and back when ...

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Time in a (Water) Bottle

Time in a (Water) Bottle

I have this cranky teenage memory of being forced to ride my bike every night after dinner, with my parents. Every night, every summer, all summer long. Let me be clear—I was an awkward teenager, ...

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How To Be a Hero

How To Be a Hero

Back in 2013, a contact of mine with Blackburn told me about this program they had, a bunch of empowered riders who were taking in some of the iconic touring routes, like riding the Pacific ...

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