Posts by Category: Mind

The Point

The Point

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental health—Abraham Maslow During my final season of racing, there was a weekend in which my ambition got the better of me. I ...

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DiNucci, in His Own Words

DiNucci, in His Own Words

Over the last year I’ve had a considerable amount of communication with Mark DiNucci. It began with the reboot of the Allez and continued well beyond that and into what I’d call a ...

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The Crystal Ball

The Crystal Ball

The future is a funny thing. It comes whether we want it to or not. It brings things like our first bike, college graduation, sometimes marriage and kids. It also brings things like the flu, ...

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Friday Group Ride #298

Friday Group Ride #298

It was one of those weeks. A quick trip to Salt Lake City put me off the bike, and I woke this morning, back at home, to a driving snowstorm. I needed to ride though, so I pulled out the stuff. ...

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The Paceline Podcast

The Paceline Podcast

We’re pleased to announce a new collaboration between RKP and Fat Cyclist called the Paceline Podcast. It’s a joint production that spans all of cycling. RKP’s Michael ...

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The Black Eye

The Black Eye

Among the many details reported on Femke Van den Driessche’s motor-assisted bike at the cyclocross world championships there was one that was both irrelevant and interesting. Her team bikes ...

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The Owen Mulholland Reader

The Owen Mulholland Reader

While writing some salutory words about Owen Mulholland on the day of his passing made me feel a bit better, it doesn’t really do that much to advance the case for his talent. Better that I ...

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Owen Mulholland, an Appreciation

Owen Mulholland, an Appreciation

I’m saddened to report that cycling writer Owen Mulholland passed away yesterday at the age of 70. I was at the inaugural San Francisco Gran Prix, walking through the crowd handing out ...

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The Chase

The Chase

The human resources manager fixed me with a proud eye and told me how my division was the most dedicated, most productive in the entire building. They had the lowest incidence of sick days taken ...

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Old School #520: Laces

Old School #520: Laces

You’re an #OldSchoolCyclist if you know why cycling shoes come with the laces too long. Back before shoes had Boa closures or ratchets or dial tensioners or even Velcro, they had laces. And as ...

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