Posts by Category: Mind

Gutted

Gutted

The proposed mandatory helmet law in California has been turned into a study. State Senator Carol Liu has changed the language of her bill so it now asks the Office of Traffic Safety and the ...

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RKP Buys Fat Cyclist

RKP Buys Fat Cyclist

So as I mentioned in several recent posts, we’ve been working to add more contributors to RKP. Ours is a funny editorial mandate. I don’t really care what someone writes about so long ...

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Letting Cooler Heads Prevail

Letting Cooler Heads Prevail

I’ve been a cyclist for almost 30 years. For 18 of those years I’ve lived and ridden in the greater LA metropolis. In all that time only one change has made me feel safer as a cyclist—the passage ...

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Friday Group Ride #255

Friday Group Ride #255

The prompt was: July 4th at the North Pole, so Ian wrote, “A crazy clown was being chased by Bigfoot in the mountains.” But then he was stuck. Most eight-year-olds don’t ...

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Pulling Through

Pulling Through

Ascension If I had been listening to my body, I wouldn’t have peeled right onto Latigo Canyon Road. I’d felt flat on the bike all afternoon, and I could sense the constriction of a chest cold ...

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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

I want to open this post by thanking everyone who pledged during the Freelance Fund. An amazing 76 people contributed—a pretty awesome response. It’s enough that, depending on just how I ...

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Friday Group Ride #254

Friday Group Ride #254

I’m going to go out on a limb. I’m going to say that most people who self-identify as cyclists take themselves too seriously. Of course, of course, of course, this is a ...

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NAHBS 2015, Part V

NAHBS 2015, Part V

Before I discuss the final set of award winners at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, I want to address a brewing controversy over one of the bikes that was displayed over the weekend. ...

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