Posts by Category: Body

Interbike Flavor

Interbike Flavor

Interbike draws all types. I won’t say it attracts all types, because that would imply that everyone who shows up is interested in being there. And the guys smoking (in a nonsmoking ...

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The Event Bag, Reimagined

The Event Bag, Reimagined

For all the thought that gets put into baggage, it’s rare that anyone comes up with anything that is measurably better. I’m always looking down at my gear bag wondering what ...

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The Bike You Always Wanted

The Bike You Always Wanted

It’s not a stretch to say there are few among us who don’t dream of owning one of those custom creations displayed at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, better known as NAHBS. ...

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Gratitude

Gratitude

As I slid, my face but inches from the ground, I had but one thought, and it repeated like a klaxon warning of impending doom. Please not my face, please not my face, please not my face, please ...

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Friday Group Ride #326

Friday Group Ride #326

I’ve never shaved my legs. Even when I was a new roadie, the snide comments from my indoctrinators only served to harden my resolve against shaving. And then I stopped thinking about. In ...

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Lost in the Toiyabe

Lost in the Toiyabe

Yuri Hauswald, known in some circles as Salty the Yeti, or the Community Development Manager for GU, also happens to be a pro mountain biker (and Dirty Kanza champ) with a wicked sense of ...

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Consequences

Consequences

I could hear the car approaching from behind, but unlike most occasions when a car passes, this one was different. I could hear it slow. I not only heard it slow, but I could also tell that as it ...

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Meet Your Maker Petaluma

Meet Your Maker Petaluma

(Above: Sean Walling, Cam Falconer and Steve Rex) The always entertaining Bruce Gordon hosted the most recent edition of Meet Your Maker. Unlike other editions, this one included a swap meet ...

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Masi Celebrates 90 Years

Masi Celebrates 90 Years

One of the most celebrated and coveted brands in cycling is celebrating its nonagitennial—90 years since Faliero Masi first began making bikes. It’s not a sexy word, but it’s an ...

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