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Where’d He Go?

Where’d He Go?

I mean that as much about either one of my sons as I do for me to you. This has been a crazy week. After being too busy to post on Monday, what with the packing and flying back and whatnot, I ...

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Paceline Podcast 159

Paceline Podcast 159

This week we begin with a reader question regarding max heart rate. Will that “220 minus your age” formula accurately predict your max? And if not, does it matter? And if it matters ...

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What Just Happened?

What Just Happened?

Posting here at the RKP World HQ has been off for the last week and for that I apologize. Between the travel, preparations, the actual riding and then the interior destruction of this particular ...

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The Paceline 158

The Paceline 158

This week Selene admits that she’s been taking a fresh approach to some of the events she’s doing. And it’s not some new training regiment guaranteed to make you kick butt. ...

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Fresh Feel: Giro Empire E70 Knit

Fresh Feel: Giro Empire E70 Knit

In my early years as a cyclist in Memphis, Tenn., summer time was a sequence of rides that ended with my feet feeling like they were on fire. Something about black shoes, leather, humidity like a ...

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Dirty Kanza: Come Say Hi!

Dirty Kanza: Come Say Hi!

We’ve heard from a few of you that you’ll be in Emporia, Kansas, for Dirty Kanza. Whether you’re planning to do the Half Pint or the full 200, we salute you. We’d also ...

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Paceline Podcast 157

Paceline Podcast 157

It’s been said that predicting a bad future is a way to set a negative intention. Last week Selene suggested she might not be 100 percent ready for the Keystone Offroad. It might not have ...

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A Quest for Understanding

A Quest for Understanding

When I coined the term “red kite prayer,” it started almost as a joke, as a way to acknowledge the efforts that come at the end of the day, when the personal idiot light has been on ...

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