Posts by Category: Body

Connection

Connection

Dirty Kanza champions are of a piece. They are gritty, tenacious and down to earth. There’s something in Dirty Kanza that weeds out all but the stoic. And for reasons that I can see and ...

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Town Support

Town Support

I’ve traveled all over the country to do cycling events. I’ve done events that were better than their reputation, and some that were much worse than theirs. I’ve ridden in town ...

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Dirtiest Kansas

Dirtiest Kansas

I’m in Emporia, Kansas. Cyclists who specialize in either road or mountain might wonder why. However, for those who do adventure rides, gravel events and the like, there’s little ...

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Not-So Skilled Labor

Not-So Skilled Labor

In all the time I’ve been visiting bike companies, I’ve never once handled pre-pregnated (better known as pre-preg) carbon fiber while in its still-useful state. I’ve handled a ...

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The Whole 30

The Whole 30

It was my wife’s idea, which, out of the shoot, made it a better idea than whatever I was thinking. She wanted to do something to jump start her fitness for the season, to refine her ...

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Friday Group Ride #360

Friday Group Ride #360

Rest and recovery are important parts of fitness. Smart people tell me that. It says that in books. I believe it’s true. The problem is that I don’t rest well. First, I depend on the ...

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Allan Holdsworth: an Homage

Allan Holdsworth: an Homage

Guitarist Allan Holdsworth has left the stage. As this is a cycling publication, it may seem odd that such a passing would be of note here. Why memorialize a guitarist who wasn’t even a ...

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The Little Island That Wouldn’t

The Little Island That Wouldn’t

I was laughing as I rolled to a stop for the map check. No, I wasn’t just laughing, I had lost it. I was on a jag. Cackling. But of the four other riders present, not one of them had any ...

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Pulling Through

Pulling Through

When I first began riding in groups the guys who taught me had a habit of slapping their thighs as a means to call out debris in the road. Slap your left thigh for something on the left, slap ...

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NAHBS 2017: People

NAHBS 2017: People

For all the shots I take of bicycles, and as much as I love bicycles, I need to be honest and say my favorite part of NAHBS is the people. Between exhibitors and attendees, I see plenty of ...

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