Posts by Category: Body

Anachronistic

Anachronistic

I’ve got this hangup about accuracy. I hate seeing history rewritten, or the present adjusted to conform to the past. Case in point, most cycling fans claim they not only hate Lance ...

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Life

Life

What is it we search for when we ride a bike? By the time someone has decided that cycling is for them, is a church befitting their meditations, their prayers, they’ve been devoted to the ...

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Friday Group Ride #295

Friday Group Ride #295

It was my first road trip for the new job. This is going back almost five years. We flew into SFO and rented a car, drove up over the Golden Gate and parked ourselves at one of the crappy little ...

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Odds, Ends

Odds, Ends

There have been a few items bumping around in my fleeting attention for a few weeks now, things that don’t necessarily merit a full review, but have been cool enough to warrant some ...

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The RKP End-of-Year Awards, Part II

The RKP End-of-Year Awards, Part II

At a certain level, If I’m being truly honest, I’d have to say that 2015 was a zero-sum game. There were as many disappointments as there were triumphs. For every great innovation or ...

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The Great Wheel Debate

The Great Wheel Debate

I like bikes. Full stop. Early in my career, I couldn’t really afford to pick one type of bike over another. Working in a shop meant assembling and fixing everything with wheels from 12 ...

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The RKP Wish List, Part I

The RKP Wish List, Part I

It’s the time for gifts and with gifts come wishes. We all have hopes beyond world peace and a faster you. Okay, well, most of us. Here are a few of ours. Standards: I think it was Rodney ...

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A Time Capsule from Jacques

A Time Capsule from Jacques

The cliché goes that you never judge a book by its cover. But a good title can tell you much. “The Crying of Lot 49” is precise, mysterious and reveals a love of language that a ...

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Friday Group Ride #291

Friday Group Ride #291

This week the U.K. edition of Esquire Magazine published an article on Chris Froome. In it, the article publishes for the first time Froome’s power data from testing done following the ...

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The Hot Drink for Cold Days

The Hot Drink for Cold Days

The first time my water bottle froze on a bike ride, I’d been cycling for fewer than five years. I’d say that I was enthusiastic, but not yet serious. This detail will help explain ...

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