Posts by Category: Body

Friday Group Ride #249

Friday Group Ride #249

I spent most of my junior high and high school years as a skateboarder. These were the years spanning the late 1970s and early ’80s, years dominated by Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta, Jay Adams, ...

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Cycling’s Maximal Gains

Cycling’s Maximal Gains

I stared up at the ceiling’s wooden beams, a dusty disco ball just out of my field of vision. With my head propped up on a pillow, I kept one eye on my book. The other kept watch over the painful ...

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Heart

Heart

Sense. It’s our word for how we take in the world, how we order it. It’s the difference between what we understand and what we cannot comprehend. It’s the fragrance of loss, the ...

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Happy Holidays From RKP

Happy Holidays From RKP

From all of us here at RKP, no matter how you celebrate this time of year, we’re confident that a ride is likely to be a good part of it, and we wish you the happiest of holidays. Whether ...

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A Ride With the Brown Brothers

A Ride With the Brown Brothers

Tennessee is a cycling backwater. I write that with no malice. It’s not an insult; rather, it’s an acknowledgement that for the aspiring cyclist, Tennessee is geographically removed ...

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The RKP Holiday Wish List, Part III

The RKP Holiday Wish List, Part III

I endeavor to be a year-round rider. In spring and summer, we are gaining light and warmth all the time. No problem. In fall and winter, we are losing light and warmth, so my wish-list is aimed ...

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The RKP Wish List, Part II

The RKP Wish List, Part II

Dear Santa, This is going to sound weird, maybe a little masochistic. I’d like an ice machine installed in my bathroom. Maybe you saw my post on the benefits of ice therapy? Ice baths at ...

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Goggles and Dust

Goggles and Dust

At 8-inches by 7-inches and 120 pages, “Goggles and Dust” is a small volume, but it contains much. It’s a photo book, with images drawn from The Horton Collection’s ...

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Family

Family

I’m announcing a new section of editorial here at RKP, an addition to our existing sections of Mind, Body, Machine, Race and Travel. For the sake of brevity and obviousness, we’re ...

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