Posts by Category: Mind

Proximity

Proximity

A jerk of shoulders, a pinch of brakes and a fresh sense of wind down your back—disaster averted yet again. Why do we ride so tight? But then, there’s no need to ask. From physics to ...

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Friday Group Ride #220

Friday Group Ride #220

I first rode D2R2 three-and-a-half years ago. I rode it on a Surly Crosscheck, because that’s what I had that seemed even vaguely appropriate. The next two years I rode it on a custom road ...

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Lanterne Rouge – Max Leonard

Lanterne Rouge – Max Leonard

Max Leonard’s Lanterne Rouge: The Last Man in the Tour de France is a deeply researched, well-written volume that you should read if you have any interest in bike racing, the Tour de France ...

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Remembering Rep. James Oberstar

Remembering Rep. James Oberstar

I have a deep-seated suspicion that in civilized countries where rail isn’t derided as a “wasteful subsidy” and the bicycle is considered an ordinary and valid form of ...

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Why We Ride

Why We Ride

Just over a year ago I launched a Kickstarter Project to produce a book plus a few other goodies. The project was intended to help us build up a down payment on our son, Matthew, who I initially ...

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Friday Group Ride #215

Friday Group Ride #215

The bike will take you amazing places if you follow it. Surrey, south of London, on a sunny spring Thursday. Up the stairs to the third floor, beyond the keycard locked door, into a room at the ...

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