Posts by Category: Travel

Ride With Friends: Chapter 2

Ride With Friends: Chapter 2

Part 1—Dirt Therapy In northern Utah, poor snow conditions in January shift my cyclist brain to thoughts of desert migration. A quick check of the forecast and MTBs are loaded in the truck for ...

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Friday Group Ride #261

Friday Group Ride #261

I choose all kinds of bad ways to get home. Honestly, in a city crisscrossed with cart paths that call themselves roads, there aren’t really good ways. Anything that might reasonably be ...

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Eroica California

Eroica California

I have traction. I am keeping the front wheel down. Amazingly, I’m turning over a gear so monster I think of it as something I’d use for flat ground, not any sort of hill. And then it ...

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Kaena Point

Kaena Point

After rounding the bend, the last apartment building on the Waianae Coast shrinking behind me, the wind drove the spray from a breaking wave into the air, across the road. The cool washed over ...

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The Old Caz Grasshopper

The Old Caz Grasshopper

I stopped racing bikes in 2003 for two reasons. The first and most deciding factor was that I couldn’t afford it; I was starting Asphalt Magazine and I needed every cent I could lay my ...

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Taiwan KOM Challenge

Taiwan KOM Challenge

The following account of the Taiwan KOM Challenge was written by Brett Lindstrom, who is the sales and marketing manager for the shoe manufacturer Lake. He’s a veteran racer and a gifted ...

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Memphis

Memphis

Riverside Drive runs along the Mississippi River and gives riders an expansive view. One of the more expressly American experiences is the need to leave home and find fortune elsewhere. We took ...

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A Coyote

A Coyote

The ready image is of a coyote, end-of-summer fat, halfway up the roadside embankment. I came around the corner, swiveling in my pedals against the grade to find a couple in a pickup truck cooing ...

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