Posts by Category: Body

FGR #16 Wrap

The Monuments—capital M—are supposed to be more than just bike races. They are the kings of the Spring Classics, races that transcend the riders who contest them. They are the days that we hope ...

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Friday Group Ride #16

Monument #2 of the season is this Sunday: the great Tour of Flanders. No other race in the world takes a series of short hills and turns them into such a series of body blows that even Muhammed ...

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Friday Group Ride #15

By almost any ordinary definition the season is spring. The Spring Classics have begun. Spring training is on the minds of cyclists and baseball fans alike. Some schools are on Spring Break. Snow ...

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Milan-San Remo Group Ride Wrap

The first two hundred kilometers of the Milan - San Remo one day classic play out like a group ride with triathletes in it. The pace is a little too high. It's a little more competitive than it ...

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Thursday Group Ride: Milan-San Remo

What? A Group Ride on a Thursday? Well, yes. I promised when the Het Nieuwsblad Group Ride went off a few short hours before the race itself got underway that I’d do a better job as the ...

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Astana-shing Attack

Far be it from me to disagree with Paul Sherwen. That guy has probably raced more pro races than I’ve seen. Having said that, Sherwen’s take on Alberto Contador’s Stage 7 attack ...

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Mad Alchemy Russisch Thee

Okay, so let’s begin with the disclosure. You’re already aware that Mad Alchemy is an advertiser here at RKP. Radio Freddy at BKW had reviewed some Mad Alchemy product and my interest was piqued ...

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The Art of Embro

I shot the photo above at the 1990 Tour de Trump. This was the year of my introduction to the practice of embrocation. Readers of BKW may recall this image from another post I wrote called ...

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Friday Group Ride #12

Paris-Nice, "the race to the sun," rolls off the start line on Sunday, (American viewers can catch some of the race on Versus) the 7th. Eight stages will wind their way south from ...

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