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Paceline Podcast #59

Paceline Podcast #59

Fatty went on vacation and his weight went up in equal proportion to his fun. What’s up with that? And after getting back he went to St. George and the True Grit Epic … and his race ...

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NAHBS 2017: Best in Show

NAHBS 2017: Best in Show

For most of us, buying a bicycle, any bicycle, is cause for celebration. It’s the happiness tool. I’ve often written that any bicycle is better than no bicycle. I believe in that the ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #7

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #7

Just as we thought the rain was past tense, it comes roaring back for another good soaking. We discuss conditions at last weekend’s Super Sweetwater Grasshopper, which is to say wet the way ...

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On the Nature of Ambition

On the Nature of Ambition

My car is an explosion of sand-encrusted cycling clothing and wet. The one place devoid of these castoffs is … my gear bag. I could blame it on my fatigue. Or I could blame it on the ...

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Strategic Opportunity

Strategic Opportunity

I once asked a bike shop employee why a water bottle cage did nothing other than hold a water bottle. I was new to cycling, serious cycling as we say, and given that my frame had these mounts to ...

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Staying on the Lookout

Staying on the Lookout

For those of you who are devoted RKP readers, you may have noticed a drop in the number of reviews of road bikes and an increase in reviews of adventure and mountain bikes. I’ve been pretty ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #6

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #6

In #6, we discuss some new legislation that has been introduced at the state level, including one for an Idaho stop—which would allow cyclists to treat a stop sign as a yield, provided the ...

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