Posts by Category: Family

Thule T2 Hitch-Mount Carrier

Thule T2 Hitch-Mount Carrier

After some memorable altercations between my car, roof racks and bikes that were, in most cases, not mine, I elected to start carrying bikes inside my car. This was long before Bill Clinton was ...

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Enter the Deuce: One Year

Enter the Deuce: One Year

I knew this day was coming. I was even looking forward to it, for marking a year is how we celebrate endurance. Still, as I typed the title, I found myself getting choked up. Those words, ...

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The Big Pour

The Big Pour

Let’s start with the obvious, shall we? The large self-propelled device in the image above these words isn’t a bicycle, is it? And yet this is a site that is allegedly devoted to ...

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Taking Stock

Marking time by counting the trips around the sun may seem arbitrary, as if counting off every 100 days or every 500 days would make more sense, but anniversaries resonate because marking 365 ...

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Friday Group Ride #199

It is no secret that 2013 was a tough year here at RKP. From the post-percussions of Padraig’s crash to the somewhat dramatic Entrance of the Deuce, it was a year in which we never quite ...

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Thanksgiving VI

A friend I don’t get to ride with very often came into town and joined us for our Wednesday ride today. At some point, after we’d done the chit-chat about our riding lives, he asked, ...

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