Posts by Category: Body

Corsica by Boat

Corsica by Boat

Since my post a few weeks ago about Santana Adventures, I’ve been thinking about what a remarkable time I had on that trip I did with them down the Danube River. We visited seven countries ...

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Friday Group Ride #304

Friday Group Ride #304

There are a lot pieces of clothing and equipment for which I take suggestions, but saddles isn’t one of them. As I understand bike seats, the width of your ischial tuberosities (sitz bones) ...

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What Is Gravel?

What Is Gravel?

Language. It’s a funny thing. It’s how we connect with other people. How we share ideas, tell the world who we are and integral to how we work, no matter what we do. It can get at the ...

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Friday Group Ride #302

Friday Group Ride #302

It is growing increasingly difficult to reconcile my chronological age with my mental state. At 44, I’m not yet old, but firmly past my physical peak. The things I could do on a bike in the ...

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The Malibu Gran Fondo

The Malibu Gran Fondo

The Malibu Gran Fondo is an event in its second year, and is a different take on what a fondo can be. It’s true that “gran fondo” means “big ride,” but just how do ...

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Friday Group Ride #300

Friday Group Ride #300

It was either luge or skeleton I was watching. I forget. Run after run, these guys would come down the ice track, bumping and chattering, the Swiss timing flashing away at the bottom of the ...

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In Memoriam: Brian Baylis

In Memoriam: Brian Baylis

Brian Baylis, one of the legends of frame building passed away Saturday, February 20. His qualification as a legend wasn’t limited by region. He wasn’t just significant for Southern ...

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A Fresh Take on Travel

A Fresh Take on Travel

A couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to go to Europe for a feature that didn’t pan out. There were some unusual factors in play, nothing nefarious, but I wasn’t in a position ...

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Baby Food

Baby Food

Since Clif introduced its Organic Energy series, the energy-food-buying public has compared them to baby food. The comparison is as unavoidable as laughter during a Monty Python film. ...

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A Talk With Bill Holland, Part I

A Talk With Bill Holland, Part I

When you think about the veterans of frame building in the U.S., the names that turn up are mostly from the East Coast and the Midwest. The guys at ground zero on the East Coast were part of the ...

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