Posts by Category: Body

Stalking the Tiger

Stalking the Tiger

When stalking a tiger you would be best advised not to move too quickly, not to surprise the tiger. In the fine balance of risk to reward, approaching from the front is a bad idea. You should ...

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Between the comments here at RKP, the emails I receive and then the posts on social media, I get a number of requests for product shootouts and comparisons. At root, these are requests for a ...

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Friday Group Ride #219

Friday Group Ride #219

The text came early, “Not my kinda bike morning. I’m out.” It was only misting when I rolled out of the garage, and I adjudged my ride partner a lily-livered fool. “This ...

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Friday Group Ride #218

Friday Group Ride #218

I used to believe that a new bike, any new bike, that appeared in my life would take me 3-6 weeks to adapt to before I felt good and comfortable on it. My reach would change from bike to bike, ...

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The Return of Mr. Mojo

The Return of Mr. Mojo

Days after my crash in October of 2012, I wrote that I’d be back on Tuna Canyon, the site of my crash, in weeks. Every now and then a writer writes something that is impossibly incorrect ...

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Fitting Fabian

Fitting Fabian

The men who do Fabian Cancellara’s fit, Phil Cavell and Julian Wall of Cyclefit, work in a narrow studio space in Covent Garden, London. What they lack in square footage, they more than ...

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Road Feel

Road Feel

The 11 riders in the finale of this year’s Paris-Roubaix were all exceptional cyclists whose faces were so cracked and lined with sweat and dust that a fortune teller could have read their fates ...

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Sea Otter Classic, ’14, Part II

Sea Otter Classic, ’14, Part II

As I mentioned in my previous post, this year’s Sea Otter Classic seemed more actively, deliberately friendly to children. I’ll grant that some of my perception my be skewed by my own ...

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