Posts by Category: Mind

Friday Group Ride #322

Friday Group Ride #322

I am a crappy roadie. I don’t shave my legs. Until very recently, I hadn’t replaced my old broken road shoes, so I’ve been doing road rides in mountain shoes. I don’t ...

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Consumer Protection

Consumer Protection

I get asked why so many of our reviews are not just positive, but downright enthusiastic. There are several reasons, which I can briefly recap like so: Better gear makes for a better ride. Great ...

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The Other

The Other

A very smart friend of mine once said to me, “All business is sales.” It was a truism that needed no supporting data. I accepted it without reservation and have lived by it since. ...

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Remembering Jeff Archer

Remembering Jeff Archer

My friend Jeff Archer was killed by a drunk driver last night. Archer had just stepped into a crosswalk in Mooresville, North Carolina, when Claydon Laural Turner, 30, stuck him. Jeff was ...

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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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