Author Archive

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

I’ve been living in Southern California so long that the arc to my weekend days is as predictable as a Christmas movie. Living in a place as warm as this, it’s possible to ride first ...

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Goggles and Dust

Goggles and Dust

At 8-inches by 7-inches and 120 pages, “Goggles and Dust” is a small volume, but it contains much. It’s a photo book, with images drawn from The Horton Collection’s ...

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Family

Family

I’m announcing a new section of editorial here at RKP, an addition to our existing sections of Mind, Body, Machine, Race and Travel. For the sake of brevity and obviousness, we’re ...

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Taiwan KOM Challenge

Taiwan KOM Challenge

The following account of the Taiwan KOM Challenge was written by Brett Lindstrom, who is the sales and marketing manager for the shoe manufacturer Lake. He’s a veteran racer and a gifted ...

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Previewing Scott’s 2015 Line

Previewing Scott’s 2015 Line

Back in July I got a chance to spend three days riding bikes from Scott’s 2015 lineup. I began writing up my observations while there, and then in one of those intersections of ...

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Memphis

Memphis

Riverside Drive runs along the Mississippi River and gives riders an expansive view. One of the more expressly American experiences is the need to leave home and find fortune elsewhere. We took ...

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Lake Raven 0.3 Insoles

Lake Raven 0.3 Insoles

If I could change one thing about most shoes I review, it wouldn’t be their width. It wouldn’t be the volume of their toe box. It wouldn’t be the closure style or placement of ...

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The Seven Cycles Airheart

The Seven Cycles Airheart

Every now and then you get one of those phone calls that seems beyond unlikely. Robot works at Seven Cycles, which gives us a fair excuse to get on the phone, though we don’t take advantage ...

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Travel With Bike

Travel With Bike

Above, the Seven Airheart, in Boston, just before its first adventure. As cyclists we hold self-evident the truth that a bicycle with include the quality of any travel. I’ve taken that ...

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Riding New York City

Riding New York City

When I travel, my favorite way to explore the place I’m visiting is by bike. Yes, that opening statement is obvious to the point of absurdity. At a site devoted to cycling, saying you like ...

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