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The Greatest Season Ever

The Greatest Season Ever

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

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Press Camp Day 2

Press Camp Day 2

If you were to ask me what the perfect life would look like, I could probably tell you in broad strokes. Really broad strokes. I don’t think I’d be able to tell you what any of the ...

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Press Camp Day 1

Press Camp Day 1

A cadre of bike industry journalists and more than two dozen industry manufacturers are currently gathered in Park City, Utah, to look at new product. Some of this stuff won’t hit the ...

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The Tour de Pier

The Tour de Pier

The gateway drug is one of the many banes of Western Civilization. It’s how the crack dealer indoctrinates a good college kid not just into drug use, but well past pot into the kinda of ...

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The Myth of the Complete Rider

The Myth of the Complete Rider

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

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The Allez Reboot

The Allez Reboot

Specialized comes in for more criticism than any other bike company save, maybe, Trek. I’ve heard people take jabs at them for their products, needlessly pushing undesired technology, ...

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Ride With Friends: Chapter 3

Ride With Friends: Chapter 3

  My feelings about work travel are equivocal. On one hand I get to travel to locations that are cycling legend. I spend my visits discussing bikes and those who love them, digging into the ...

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Stride

Stride

By the time I saw the rut, it was too late. I’d just finished taking a shot of a rider ahead of me and as the dirt road bent left and began to drop, I tossed my camera over my shoulder, got ...

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The Crash

The Crash

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County—and recover from an incident that resulted in 16 ...

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Sea Sucker Mini Bomber

Sea Sucker Mini Bomber

A few years ago I sold a bike to a guy who had no rack on his car when he came to pick it up. I asked if he wanted me to take the wheels off and then help him get it into the trunk as he opened ...

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