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The Return of Mr. Mojo

The Return of Mr. Mojo

Days after my crash in October of 2012, I wrote that I’d be back on Tuna Canyon, the site of my crash, in weeks. Every now and then a writer writes something that is impossibly incorrect ...

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Book Review: Eric’s Big Day

Book Review: Eric’s Big Day

I’m a cyclist, and because I’m a cyclist, I’m hoping that I can foster in my kids a similar love for the sport. I won’t ram it down their throats if they don’t love ...

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Cancellara on the Drop

In the last two weeks I’ve watched this video probably a dozen times. It’s a study in technique, what’s possible, what’s necessary, the limits that survival requires. We ...

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Remembering Rep. James Oberstar

Remembering Rep. James Oberstar

I have a deep-seated suspicion that in civilized countries where rail isn’t derided as a “wasteful subsidy” and the bicycle is considered an ordinary and valid form of ...

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Why We Ride

Why We Ride

Just over a year ago I launched a Kickstarter Project to produce a book plus a few other goodies. The project was intended to help us build up a down payment on our son, Matthew, who I initially ...

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SPY Optic Frazier

SPY Optic Frazier

When I think about all the brands that made a splashy entrance to the world of cycling and then failed to capitalize on their promise, the list is longer than the credits at the end of a Peter ...

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