Posts by Category: Body

Friday Group Ride #314

Friday Group Ride #314

I was riding home last night, up the steep hill of Commons Street into Cushing Square Belmont, where the donut shop exploded last month. The road tips over above the square and you dive down into ...

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A Ride With Team Sky

A Ride With Team Sky

On the Monday following the completion of the Amgen Tour of California, a select few riders gathered at the Rapha Club in San Francisco for an easy recovery ride before boarding their plane for ...

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West County

West County

I was riding a road I now know is called Occidental. At the time it was just some road taking me uphill in the western part of Sonoma County, inexactly between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Rosa. ...

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Saying Goodbye to Owen

Saying Goodbye to Owen

Otis Guy regales the audience. We said goodbye to Owen Mulholland this past weekend. Eighty or so people gathered at the Marin Museum of Bicycling to speak on Owen’s behalf and tell stories ...

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Capping off a Stage

Capping off a Stage

An eight hour day at a desk is much better when the sit bones are nestled into and the lumbar supported by a Herman Miller.  The company has become a benchmark for workplace furniture. But Herman ...

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Friday Group Ride #310

Friday Group Ride #310

It’s been a long, rainy week here in Boston. Just when I thought it was relenting, yesterday served up steady drizzle and temps in the 40s (Fahrenheit). Is this May? It can’t be. Only ...

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A Comeback, of Sorts

A Comeback, of Sorts

On a ride recently with two new friends, I had an experience that I haven’t had in some weeks. While climbing a rocky fire road, I hit a short, steep and rather technical pitch. To ride it, ...

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Ranger Camp

Ranger Camp

The false flat portion of the fire road, a crushed gravel thoroughfare that lead from downtown Los Gatos up to Alma Dam, was giving way to the steep pitch that makes this stretch of unpaved way ...

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Picture Pages

Picture Pages

As the ultrasound technician moves the wand around my chest, Bren’s insult about “playing picture pages” in the film “Juno” cascades through my ears. I want to make ...

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2016 Sea Otter Classic, Part I

2016 Sea Otter Classic, Part I

When I first went to the Sea Otter Classic it was a mountain bike event with a couple of road events plus a couple of banquet tables with wine tasting and patch repair kits to keep bored ...

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