Posts by Category: Mind

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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The Frog in the Pot

The Frog in the Pot

Several weeks ago a friend of mine crashed on Pacific Coast Highway and was struck by two cars. For many people, that would have been the end of it, the end of them. But for my friend Steve, it ...

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The Whee, the Science

The Whee, the Science

When it comes to long-form journalism on bicycles, there aren’t many outlets. I’ve positioned RKP as one—very deliberately, I might add. There’s also Peloton Magazine. The other ...

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Friday Group Ride #308

Friday Group Ride #308

It’s quite a leap from the passing of an iconic musician to the urge to ride a bike, but I’m going to jump with both feet and see where I land. I rode last night, as I’m trying ...

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Think Big

Think Big

The SpeedX Leopard is a new bike for which you’ve probably seen ads in social media. It’s the subject of the biggest, most successful bike-related Kickstarter campaign in history; ...

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On Innovation

On Innovation

I didn’t want pizza. It didn’t matter to me that my father, grandfather, uncle and two cousins were all going to have pizza. It didn’t matter to me that the way you buy pizza ...

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