Posts by Category: Body

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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Ignorance Is Bliss

Ignorance Is Bliss

“Are you scared?” my airplane seatmate asked, when I told him this was my first visit to Mexico’s Michoacán state.  I hesitated, not wanting to admit it. But knowing the ...

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In the House of the Pope

In the House of the Pope

There are those roads that convince you you’re better than you are. We were riding in the Hautes Alpes east of Mont Ventoux, a region that balanced gracefully between alpine and Provençal, when ...

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Extremes: The Low Gap Grasshopper

Extremes: The Low Gap Grasshopper

We were on the outskirts of Ukiah, the biggest community in Mendocino County, which isn’t saying much. We’d gathered at Ukiah High School to park and register. Wagons and SUVS with ...

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The Sprint

The Sprint

It’s a simple thing, seemingly. It’s one big effort, a grunt of all our most ape-like energy. It’s a middle finger to conservation, to patience, to moderation, to every evolved ...

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Touring Taiwan: the Formosa 900

Touring Taiwan: the Formosa 900

Even though I stood under a wooden patio, wind-driven rain pelted me from all directions. I looked out on the ocean and watched slate-gray waves pound the sand. The greenery wagged and twirled as ...

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Friday Group Ride #439

Friday Group Ride #439

I stopped eating meat. I bought a tub of protein powder, and then another. I found myself wandering up and down that aisle at the grocery store, you know the one, and wondering if I needed more ...

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Friday Group Ride #437

Friday Group Ride #437

There’s a video making the rounds on YouTube detailing the French government’s plan to increase the use of the bicycle; the desire is to encourage the country’s citizenry more ...

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