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Friday Group Ride #2 Summary

A true mixed bag of Xmas gifts this year. I was shocked, but not surprised, at how many claim not to have received any cyclorific surprises due to a year-round schedule of bike-related ...

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Friday Group Ride #2

Welcome to the Christmas Ride here on RKP. As a special gift, we’ll not point out that, rather than logging on here for your Xmas time bike fix, you ought to be paying more attention to ...

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The Sprint

There’s a sequence in the great La Course en Tete, the documentary on Eddy Merckx, in which the filmmakers show a sprint unfold in a head-on view as the riders barrel toward the finish line. To a ...

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Friday Group Ride #1 Summary

And so,  the RKP cycloscenti have spoken and what they most want in 2010 is for 1988’s US U17 Road Race Champion to become 2010’s Paris-Roubaix winner. At 36, one might guess that the ...

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Record Pregara Impermeabile

It may be said that Southern California is to cold what Belgium is to tropical. Short-sleeve skinsuits are generally the rule for cyclocross in SoCal, but to say cold weather is unknown to ...

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Richard Sachs Gets ‘Cross

Mr. Atmo It’s been a little while since we last spoke to Richard and with ‘Cross Nats just around the corner, it seemed a fine time to catch up about all things ‘cross. RKP: ...

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On Terms

You know the challenge. You’re in a group and somewhere deep inside of you the river of time flows just as your blood surges through your veins. You are on one of two sides of an equation. Either ...

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Taking Shape

In one of the bigger surprises of the week, the UCI announced that it had approved the extension of Astana’s ProTour license. The announcement puts to rest any speculation about whether ...

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The Jump

You are Marco Pantani. It is 1999, and you are winning the Giro d’Italia, the race you dreamed of winning as a teenager flogging a borrowed bike around the countryside outside Cesenatico. ...

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The RKP Kit

Joe Yule is a riding buddy and graphic designer whose work you are familiar with, even if you’ve never ridden in Southern California. He is best known as the designer behind Team Garmin. ...

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