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The Shape to Come: Masi Vivo

The Shape to Come: Masi Vivo

As I entered the turn settled and cracked asphalt jostled me, throwing me ever so slightly off balance and sending me toward the edge of the road. I settled my weight over the front wheel, got ...

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The Perfect Sport

The Perfect Sport

In the late 1990s I lived for a period in Brentwood—not the Bay Area City, but rather the toney neighborhood at the edge of Santa Monica. I’d join the group rides that would roll out from ...

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Paceline Podcast #90

Paceline Podcast #90

Running. On a cycling podcast. What is the world coming to? Well, it is that time of year, thanks to cyclocross and, in some places, inclement weather. Hottie and Fatty admit they’ve turned ...

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Surfacing

Surfacing

RKP is a reasonably small operation. As a result, my desire to balance quality against output means that we publish once per day during the week. If things are going well, you get extra posts on ...

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Circling the Wagons

Circling the Wagons

My life is so inextricably intertwined with cycling it’s hard to tell what bits of my life don’t relate to cycling or haven’t been influenced by cycling in some way. There are ...

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Paceline Podcast #89

Paceline Podcast #89

We discuss Halloween and costumes, and how cycling clothing is a costume of its own. Friends of Fatty’s (FoF) used some bike tubes to make a killer Thor costume. Fatty dressed up as ...

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