Posts by Category: Mind

The Not-So Trojan Horse

The Not-So Trojan Horse

A trend is a funny thing. It will suggest what the future might be without being on the hook should events, uh, trend differently. It’s factual fortune telling without any responsibility. ...

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Lucky Number Seven

Lucky Number Seven

I should probably buy a cake and a few candles, or just be an adult and pick up a great bottle of wine and a party hat. RKP celebrates seven years of publication today. It’s a milestone ...

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Reincarnation

Reincarnation

Every now and then in our comments we get asked about why we don’t spend more of our time reviewing mid-range bikes and products. It happened again recently. As I mentioned in my response, ...

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Orlando

Orlando

Orlando looms large in my history. I first went to Disney World in 1974. I visited it every few years as my grandparents were in Miami, and then later relocated, in retirement, to Winter Haven, ...

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Five Dead

Five Dead

By now you’ve seen the news reports that a man in a pickup truck hammered into a group ride, killing five riders and injuring another four. Nine riders down. It’s unlike anything any ...

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The Chipotle Dilemma

The Chipotle Dilemma

I was recently talking with a friend about the fall from grace suffered by the restaurant chain Chipotle. They were a trusted dispenser of burritos for a great many of my friends and me. I ...

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Inherent Bias

Inherent Bias

I used to write for a wine magazine, interviewing wine makers about their craft. It was terrific fun and gave me a chance to learn a great deal about what makes some wines memorable and others ...

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