Posts by Category: Body

Adaptation

Adaptation

Each time I climb on a new bike I go through a process of adapting to the bike. We all do this. No one really talks about this process. The idea is that fit addresses this, that proper fit ...

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RKP Annual End of Year Awards

RKP Annual End of Year Awards

The Diamond Encrusted Pint Glass of Reasonableness: This one goes to the 3T’s Dave Koesel, and FSA for dreaming up subcompact gearing. Finally, some people sat down and realized that a ...

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Appropriation and Empathy

Appropriation and Empathy

This past September, writer Lionel Shriver gave an address at the Brisbane Writers Festival for which she was later accused of crimes agains identity politics. Her offense was to argue on behalf ...

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The $1,000,000 Prize

The $1,000,000 Prize

A Note from Fatty: This is a guest post from Katie Bolling, Development Director at World Bicycle Relief. She’s the one who’s been wrangling most of the incredible prizes (like the ...

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A Bike Shop We’ve Always Needed

A Bike Shop We’ve Always Needed

If there’s a single truth to bicycle retailing that everyone involved can agree upon, it’s that the nature of being a bike shop and how you provide value and service is changing, and ...

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Friday Group Ride # 340

Friday Group Ride # 340

I have a friend who is convinced that e-bikes will be the end of cycling as we know it. When we don’t have to pedal, we won’t, OR as e-bikes find their way into our underdeveloped ...

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Don’t Feel the Burn

Don’t Feel the Burn

Of the many Mount Sugarloafs strewn around North America (and perhaps further), there’s one in Western Massachusetts, a tiny granite lump rising out of the Connecticut River Valley adjacent ...

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A Post-Thanksgiving Thanks Giving

A Post-Thanksgiving Thanks Giving

Just over a month ago I announced our new voluntary subscription plan. No paywalls, no guilt, just great content, still free. Chip in if you feel what we deliver is of value. And you know what? A ...

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Thanksgiving IX

Thanksgiving IX

At root, each time I write one of these Thanksgiving posts, there’s an underlying theme of cycling. That melody returns with the same incessant drive of my kids calling their mother—mommy, ...

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Recognizing Our Past

Recognizing Our Past

I went to the 2016 induction ceremony for the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Saturday night. Once located in Somerville, New Jersey, a few years back the hall moved to Davis, which has been ...

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