Posts by Category: Body

A Departure: for Jeff Dykzeul

A Departure: for Jeff Dykzeul

Several nights ago I received an email from a friend informing me that a mutual friend had passed away. Our friend Jeff been battling lymphoma for years, but I, mistakenly, thought he’d won the ...

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Fresh Thoughts, Familiar Source

Fresh Thoughts, Familiar Source

Last night I went to an event at Sausalito’s Above Category in which Zipp Speed Weaponry presented a new wheel, called the 454. Well, not just a new wheel, but a new generation of wheel. It ...

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Love on Auction

Love on Auction

Robin Williams’ bike collection is being auctioned off. It’s been two scant years since the actor’s suicide, a period in which his many of us have failed to process his ...

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Your Dream Bike, a Survey

Your Dream Bike, a Survey

Heads-up people: This is our first-ever post from Fat Cyclist. The cross-pollenation of RKP and Fat Cyclist continues—Padraig. I spend a ridiculous amount of time thinking about bikes, and more ...

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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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