Posts by Category: Mind

Sport vs. Grand Touring

This past spring, I undertook an experiment. I asked Specialized to loan me two bicycles for a review. Not a shootout, mind you, but a review concerned with differentiation. As someone who has ...

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For Veterans’ Day

“I study war so that my children may study peace and my grandchildren may study poetry.” —John Adams It was on a cool March morning nearly 20 years ago that I rolled into the visitors’ center of ...

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The Monster

I love a good tragedy. When it comes to Shakespeare, give me Hamlet, Macbeth or King Lear. In movies, I prefer flawed heroes and fallen angels. If I cheer at the death of the villain, then I ...

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Thompson: Guilty

Deputy District Attorney Mary Stone speaking with Stoehr, Crosby, Watson and Peterson (l-r). Dr. Christopher Thomas Thompson has been found guilty of six felonies and one misdemeanor as a result ...

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The Gran Fondo Concept

Levi Leipheimer interviewed just before the start of his eponymous Gran Fondo. Since my post on Levi Leipheimer’s King Ridge Gran Fondo, there have been a number of comments about how the timed ...

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My Many Masters

I get a lot of questions about the cycling publications that feature my work. As much as I love writing about cycling, I am loathe to promote myself or my work. It’s odd that a writer who depends ...

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