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Friday Group Ride #376

Friday Group Ride #376

I’ve got an organizer near my front door with two bins of cycling shoes, one for road shoes, the other for mountain shoes. For reasons of professional obligation having to do with review ...

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Paceline Podcast #82

Paceline Podcast #82

Fatty had a meeting with a doctor that gave him an unusual frame of mind for this show. The colonoscopy made him hungry and maybe a little freer with his opinions. Some of those opinions regard ...

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Rites of Passage: an Inventory

Rites of Passage: an Inventory

We were all there once, the newbie, perhaps even the Fred, wearing tube socks and cutoffs and swearing we’d never buy one of those silly beer cooler hats. Somewhere in there, we all became ...

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Annadel: A Fresh Take

Annadel: A Fresh Take

If I’m honest, I probably shouldn’t have had that shot of Jack Daniels, or the fortified Pinot that was smoother than polished marble. That shot of Fireball was definitely not a ...

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Paceline Podcast #81

Paceline Podcast #81

So what do you do at the end of the season when you have massive fitness and all your goals achieved or finished? Fatty is busy compiling a new late-season race schedule now that he’s ...

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A Revelation

A Revelation

As I swept around the bend the asphalt, the chunky, disintegrating asphalt gave way to dirt, sand meeting the sea. I eased off the accelerator, exhaled through pursed lips and swept over the ...

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Natural Acts

Natural Acts

I’m writing just to give you a little heads up that we will be taking a short break from publishing while I drive up to Oregon with my boys to view the eclipse. As a young boy I was ...

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Paceline Podcast #80

Paceline Podcast #80

Hottie and Fatty are back from Leadville. Are they ready to stop talking about it? Heck no. The talk about how their races went, how that’s different from the result they expected, and ...

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