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The Paceline Podcast 142

The Paceline Podcast 142

This week Selene veers into gymnastics. Don’t worry, she’s got a good reason. Perhaps you’ve seen the video of UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi’s perfect-10 performance. Selene ...

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The Pull: Dave Kirk, Part II

The Pull: Dave Kirk, Part II

In the second part of my interview with veteran framebuilder Dave Kirk, we talk about the last phase of his career with Serotta, and then his move west to Bozeman, Montana, where he opened his ...

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Hope

Hope

Cross-chained, big-big—I’m strong enough to upshift soon. Emptying my last bottle—the finish must be near. Following the move—I can’t be that close to redline. Wearing long sleeves ...

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The Pull: Dave Kirk

The Pull: Dave Kirk

My guest this week is Dave Kirk, the man behind Kirk Frameworks. The path to becoming a skilled framebuilder isn’t set. I’ve met masters who apprenticed under legends. I’ve met ...

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Friday Group Ride #437

Friday Group Ride #437

There’s a video making the rounds on YouTube detailing the French government’s plan to increase the use of the bicycle; the desire is to encourage the country’s citizenry more ...

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Paceline Podcast 141

Paceline Podcast 141

This week Patrick and Selene take on two reader requests. First up is an explanation of flow states; Patrick begins with a definition of what constitutes flow and how to identify the experience ...

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There Will Be Chaos

There Will Be Chaos

There will be chaos—keep pedaling. —Anonymous This is, perhaps, the wisest statement I’ve ever heard about riding in a pack. I’d love to know who first uttered those words. What was the occasion? ...

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The Church of the Big Ring

The Church of the Big Ring

I like to descend. Maybe I should rephrase that. I love to descend. I derive a soul-soothing happiness from rolling downhill that Disney Land can’t touch. It’s not that I’m a daredevil who wishes ...

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