Posts by Category: Mind

Friday Group Ride #280

Friday Group Ride #280

My junior year in college I did a seminar on Nietzsche with a visiting professor from the Czech Republic. Each week we’d be assigned some tranche of the German philosopher’s aphorisms ...

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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

My love of Los Angeles goes back decades, clear into my childhood. To my preadolescent brain, it was a place of perfect modernity. The latest movements in sports, in toys, in fashion, in music, ...

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State of the Art

State of the Art

When I think back on some of the products I used to use and just how colossally, phenomenally slow they were from an aero standpoint, I’m amazed that I was able to ride at the speeds I did. ...

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Friday Group Ride #276

Friday Group Ride #276

I think it’s a common mistake of perception to assume the changes going on in your head are actually changes happening in the world. Here’s an example. I don’t perceive a ...

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The Reality of unReal

The Reality of unReal

Since 1996 Teton Gravity Research has been making action films that have consistently taken Bruce Brown’s format of epic athlete + cool location = money shot and squared the result, ...

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Old School #97: Bottle Sock

Old School #97: Bottle Sock

You know you’re an #OldSchoolCyclist if you put a wet sock over your spare bottle on hot days. Because ice cubes were for sissies. Let’s talk about Euro. Not the monetary unit, the cultural unit. ...

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Old School #11: End Buttons

Old School #11: End Buttons

You know you’re an OldSchoolCyclist when you find a toe strap end button in the bottom of your toolbox. Life may be like a box of chocolates, but a toolbox is like a can of mixed nuts. Over time ...

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