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Friday Group Ride #380

Friday Group Ride #380

It was hot in New England this last week. September has been more like June, and for me, that means I’m riding one of two drop bar bikes I own. One is a straight ahead road bike with 25mm ...

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Friday Group Ride #376

Friday Group Ride #376

I’ve got an organizer near my front door with two bins of cycling shoes, one for road shoes, the other for mountain shoes. For reasons of professional obligation having to do with review ...

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Kid-Sized Pro

Kid-Sized Pro

When I was a kid, I didn’t understand why my parents wouldn’t buy me my own football helmet. I wanted a cool helmet with all sorts of extra face-maskery. I didn’t understand ...

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Happy Feet

Happy Feet

A couple of months ago I reviewed the Seal Skinz MTB Thin Mid with Hydrostop socks. They kept water out the way a balloon keeps the air in. Crazy effective. At the end of a sloshy five-hour ride, ...

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Galavanting

Galavanting

I’d just like to give all of you, the marvelous RKP readership, a little heads-up. For the better part of this week and next I will be in Japan—riding, natch. I’ll be on assignment ...

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Friday Group Ride #354

Friday Group Ride #354

Snacks asked if I was up for riding bikes. He knew the answer, so I just said, “What time?” That settled, I left him and the boys to figure out where we were going. My work requires ...

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Friday Group Ride #345

Friday Group Ride #345

This Group Ride is about Lance Armstrong, sort of. I’m telling you now, so you can unplug, log-off, go rider your bike if that topic turns you off. I’m writing about Lance, because an ...

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An End to Clammy

An End to Clammy

I used to think I objected to anything that affected my touch or grip, at least as I worked on bikes, though it’s emblematic of my learner need not for control but for input, for my need to ...

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