Posts by Category: Mind

FGR #15 Wrap

Time is to a cyclist what bricks are to a mason. It is both the forest and the trees. We slice it by the season, the day, the hour, the effort. Because the lengths of rides can vary so much, ...

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The Other Shoe

The other shoe has finally dropped. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has, finally, upheld Alejandro Valverde's Italian suspension, imposed by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), finding ...

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Racing Weight by Matt Fitzgerald

VeloPress has emerged as the preeminent publisher of books about cycling. That the publisher is doing stellar work isn’t surprising, but the fact that they have so little competition from other ...

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FGR #12 Wrap

There's a reason races have finish lines. It's so the riders know when they can stop riding and everyone else knows who won. There are a few of us, myself included, who really think Alberto ...

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Assos ClimaJet Breaker

There’s been a creeping trend in the PRO peloton over the last couple of seasons that mystifies me as much as the enduring attraction for Brittney Spears. PRO teams have been wearing baggy wind ...

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Counting the Cost

Cycling provides all the big lessons in life: humility, pride, greed, discipline, grappling with ego, and learning what your will is and when to apply it and how to apply it. —John Weissenrider ...

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RKP Stickers

The RKP store opens today with our first stickers. If you’re anything like us, you’ve had a serious sticker jones ever since you were a kid. The RKP stickers come in three flavors: ...

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FGR #10 Wrap

No bad guy? No bad guy? Are you guys kidding me? With no bad guy, there's no good guy. If everyone's a good guy, then no one is. They're just guys. Who wants to watch a bunch of guys riding ...

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Joe Papp: Not Quite Finished With Dope

So Joe Papp is back in the news. This time it’s for a guilty plea in connection with selling doping products. Specifically, he plead guilty to two counts of conspiracy to sell EPO and HGH over ...

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