Posts by Category: Body

On Terms

On Terms

You know the challenge. You’re in a group and somewhere deep inside of you the river of time flows just as your blood surges through your veins. You are on one of two sides of an equation. Either ...

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Friday Group Ride #451

Friday Group Ride #451

I’ve ridden some bikes that didn’t fit me. I suppose that started with my first bike, which had been my brother’s. Kids bikes are needs must though, right? This pattern repeated ...

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Same Old Trail

Same Old Trail

It’s a ride any of us might make. Roll from home, dodge traffic, turn into the park. Once on the trail, the sounds of the city fade, as does the light. The world is softer, more forgiving ...

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Enough? Riding the Fish Rock

Enough? Riding the Fish Rock

In the days prior to Fish Rock, the weather forecast promised much, none of it to our liking. Even as a prediction of rain for Friday came and went, Saturday stubbornly stuck to its guns: rain. ...

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Another Side of the Struggle

Another Side of the Struggle

Previous contributor Becky Furuta (who wrote this terrific post) was a fellow competitor of Kelly Catlin and wrote this essay to help her, and us, process her death—Padraig.   I found out ...

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Heads Up

Heads Up

Each time I hear that phrase I’m reminded of the time I was riding home from the morning group ride and a runner entered the street from a median. He was running at 45 degrees to the street ...

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Trust

Trust

He was built like a superhero, probably six feet, three inches, and a solid 200 lbs., with shoulders like a truck bumper and legs the likes of which I’d only seen in cycling shorts at the ...

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The Patience

The Patience

Waiting. It’s a nuisance. They say good things come to those who wait, but at its very core American culture calls BS. Most of us seemingly don’t believe it. Untold magazine cover ...

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