Posts by Category: Body

With Both Feet: Part I

With Both Feet: Part I

Spring 1977 All I wanted in my life was to go race my bike in Europe with the best. It was okay racing with the European riders and doing well over here as I had done in the Olympics and ...

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Pattern

Pattern

The alabaster rock stuck up at the left of the trail, effective bookending the singletrack. In dozens of previous descents of the path I’d never taken note of it as anything other than ...

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Build It

Build It

Bike racing is but one corner of the larger cycling ecosystem. It is one of the most visible, sure, but when you look at participation numbers in the U.S., bike racing is dwarfed by bicycle ...

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RKP’s Massive Clothing Sale

RKP’s Massive Clothing Sale

On October 8th, 2017 a fire started on Tubbs Lane just outside of Calistoga, California. Whipped by winds that blew at 75 mph and at times gusted north of 100 mph, the fire raced into Sonoma ...

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The Manual Machine

The Manual Machine

Of the many things I consider part of the RKP editorial mandate, service articles, that is, how-tos, aren’t really part of that equation. There are plenty of other places where you can find ...

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Friday Group Ride #396

Friday Group Ride #396

My 13-year-old has somehow become a sneaker freaker, which is no small feat for a kid without a regular paycheck. I find pairs of small shoes littered by the front door or kicked off by the ...

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Friday Group Ride #394

Friday Group Ride #394

They say bad things happen in threes, so I should count myself lucky to have run through the whole set in the space of four days. On Sunday, at soccer, I stepped on the ball and went careening ...

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