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Risk, Not Danger

Risk, Not Danger

“Oh, so you like danger.” Dating in the Internet age means that first dates are often a gauntlet of likes, dislikes, values and weaknesses. It’s the romantic equivalent to ...

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Paceline Podcast 132

Paceline Podcast 132

So just what is gravel? What should a gravel ride be? Should it include singletrack? Should there be creek crossings? What is reasonable for a person to expect when they sign up for an event and ...

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The Pull: Rebecca Rusch

The Pull: Rebecca Rusch

Rebecca Rusch has what may be the ultimate nickname not just for a cyclist, but for any endurance athlete. She’s known as the Queen of Pain. And she has more than earned that nickname. She has ...

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Off the Bike Attractions

Off the Bike Attractions

One of the reasons I wanted to host the Ronde et Vous was to provide an event that sat somewhere between a gravel ride and the Handmade Bicycle Show. Because the gravel category is so conducive ...

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Hey That Was Fun!

Hey That Was Fun!

The Ronde et Vous is in the books. I’m not normally at a loss for words, but this is one occasion where I feel like saying much about the event other than just bare facts will come across ...

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Paceline Podcast 131

Paceline Podcast 131

For pro teams, finding sponsors and keeping said sponsors happy is more difficult than ever before. This week Selene takes a look at the new strategy from EF Education First-Drapac-Rapha. They ...

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A Year Later

A Year Later

A year ago last night a fire broke out near Tubbs Lane on the outskirts of Calistoga, Calif. Earlier in the day I’d been driving back from Quincy and Giro’s Grinduro. Entering Yuba ...

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Paceline Podcast 130

Paceline Podcast 130

Have you ever ridden across the country? It is one of those things that many of us have considered, and most of us haven’t found either the time or the motivation to do it. Selene ...

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A Few Last Hits

A Few Last Hits

Occasional contributor Vic Armijo joined us for the incredible shrinking show this year. His perspective and experience are always a great reminder to try to look at the world with fresh ...

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