Posts by Category: Mind

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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Tow Truck

Tow Truck

What is it we want for ourselves? Maslow says its autonomy, feeling like we are masters of our own universe, but then we only aim for that once we have covered all those other needs: food, ...

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Friday Group Ride #393

Friday Group Ride #393

Something happened during this recent Christmas season. I became stuff sick. The act of buying things for people who don’t need more things, just so I could fulfill some social obligation ...

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Friday Group Ride #392

Friday Group Ride #392

Yesterday, as I threw shovelsful of snow up and over my head, the wind swirling most of it back into my face and onto the driveway, I thought, “I should write a book called The ...

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The 2017 RKP Awards, Part II

The 2017 RKP Awards, Part II

The If You Didn’t Suck We’d Have No Fun Imperial Throne: Gravity. When I think about the possibility of living someplace with all the elevation variance of a bowling alley I realize ...

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Happy Holidays from RKP

Happy Holidays from RKP

We here at RKP hope your holidays have been terrific so far. If you’re of the Christmas-celebrating type, we hope you got each and every item on your wish list. Better yet, we hope you were ...

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Friday Group Ride #390

Friday Group Ride #390

Hello doping, my old friend. I’d like to say we missed you, but like that one uncle we only see around the holidays…yeah…not so much. Yet again, pro cycling finds itself ...

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The Season for Giving

The Season for Giving

For nearly two months, I’ve been at the front the group, drilling it. In our cycling metaphor, I’ve been in the big ring, turning a 53×15 with some terrific pulls by others. ...

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