Posts by Category: Mind

Friday Group Ride #191

It’s 9pm on a Thursday night, and I’m shopping for a set of disc wheels. There’s not a bike shop open in the metro-Boston area, but that doesn’t matter anymore because any ...

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Review: The Armstrong Lie

The Who album “Who’s Next” was meant to be a concept album, called “Lifehouse,” the follow-up to “Tommy.” It was meant to resonate with Eastern mysticism ...

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Resolution

With the release of the book “Wheelmen” by Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O’Connell of the Wall Street Journal, Lance Armstrong, the US Postal Service, EPO and Greg LeMond are all ...

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Vote for RKP!

  RKP has applied for a $250,000 grant through a program with Chase Small Business called Mission Main Street. To be considered, though, we need a little love. Specifically, we need 250 ...

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Margin Walkers

I was a middle-class kid, as tormented by boredom as by the peer pressure of my preppy cohort. Bound for college and an easy passage to comfortable adulthood, nonetheless I acted out in all sorts ...

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Friday Group Ride #190

I am still not quite sure I believe that Brian Cookson has been elected president of the UCI. In my mind, there is still room for a CAS appeal or some other evil legal machination to reseat Pat ...

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The Storm Before the Calm

Think about the last time you were watching the weather and the weatherman was talking about a hurricane about to pummel some coastline. Be it Louisiana, Texas, Florida, New Jersey or North ...

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Riding a Song

As I head out on my ride, I decide to take a route that’s not been traversed for a good year. It’s not an epic route or a long route. It has some bike path, one teeny climb, a few rollers. Little ...

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The New Year

Three hundred sixty-six days ago I made a miscalculation. Simply put, I went too fast through a corner. I could tell you how I thought the adhesive quality of my bike’s rear tire given the ...

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