Posts by Category: Mind

Friday Group Ride #401

Friday Group Ride #401

If I have made any progress in my dealings with other humans over the last decade, it has been to remain quiet when I’m in a bad mood, to keep from “getting it on” other people. ...

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The Boycott

The Boycott

The Parkland, Florida, shooting. What can you say? That we allow this to persist in the face of empirical evidence that these shootings can be stopped has made us the laughingstock of the first ...

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Friday Group Ride #398

Friday Group Ride #398

You know how it is. You roll up to meet the group. This guy said he’d be there, but isn’t. That woman who rides with the crew sometimes is there, and she’s ready to go, because ...

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88 Temples: Now Online

88 Temples: Now Online

Bicycling has added my feature “88 Temples” to its site. For those of you who aren’t subscribers or haven’t had the opportunity to pick up a copy of the magazine, you can ...

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88 Temples

88 Temples

In the author’s note for Live or Die, Anne Sexton apologized for the order of the poems, arranged as they were, in the chronological sequence in which they were written. She conceded ...

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Flow and Creativity

Flow and Creativity

I sit on the periphery of an organization called the Flow Genome Project. When the first meetings to get it kicked off were held in Los Angeles some years back, I was invited to be a part of ...

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The eMTB: a Deliberate Approach

The eMTB: a Deliberate Approach

Here at home of late there has been a pretty vigorous debate about e-mountain bikes. Nothing I encounter on social media can generate an ALL CAPS response as quickly as someone shooting down the ...

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Friday Group Ride #395

Friday Group Ride #395

I am fortunate to have a few great bikes, and when I add or replace one, I’m also lucky to have some serious bike nerds for friends, people who help me make the right decisions, rather than ...

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