Tag Archives: Dirty Kanza

Swiss Army Bike

Swiss Army Bike

When I reviewed the Raleigh Stuntman recently, I wondered if it might be possible to own a single do-it-all bicycle. It’s a fun thought, that you might be able to engage every kind of ...

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The Paceline Podcast #72

The Paceline Podcast #72

Everyone is back in their usual chairs this week, thank heaven. Fatty is just back from the Vision Relay, an event he’s been waiting for all season, and frankly, we at the Paceline have ...

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Connection

Connection

Dirty Kanza champions are of a piece. They are gritty, tenacious and down to earth. There’s something in Dirty Kanza that weeds out all but the stoic. And for reasons that I can see and ...

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I Ride for Her

It’s not our habit to post promo videos made by bike companies. I won’t go into the reasons why, but Salsa’s film, “I Ride for Her” is different. Just give it a ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #14

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #14

Patrick is back from Dirty Kanza and we’re back at it following an unplanned two-week hiatus. Jake and a number of other cycling advocates descended upon Sacramento recently for advocating ...

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The Paceline Podcast #71

The Paceline Podcast #71

Patrick is back from Dirty Kanza and while there may be no place like home, he says there’s no place quite like Emporia. Fatty is away on business, so it’s the duo of Pattie and ...

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Dirty Kanza: The Finish

Dirty Kanza: The Finish

I’ve finished rides and races in a number of circumstances—everything from beyond anonymous to in front of a crowd of cheering people. With 30 years of experience to look back on, I can say ...

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Town Support

Town Support

I’ve traveled all over the country to do cycling events. I’ve done events that were better than their reputation, and some that were much worse than theirs. I’ve ridden in town ...

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Half Pint, Full Day

Half Pint, Full Day

When I rolled out of the tunnel the grounds of Emporia State University opened before me. My first thought on recognizing the school’s campus was that the finish was imminent. I began to ...

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The Paceline Podcast #70

The Paceline Podcast #70

This week the Paceline is down to two, with Hottie and Patrick trading pulls. Patrick is in Emporia, Kansas, for Dirty Kanza. He’ll be riding the 100 with the intention of getting back and ...

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