Tag Archives: peloton magazine

The Straw, the Camel

The Straw, the Camel

The amount of time I’ve devoted to Rumorgate—the Bikerumor plagiarism flap—in the last two weeks is a travesty. Had Bikerumor’s Tyler Benedict simply done what everyone else does in ...

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Salt, Meet Wound

Salt, Meet Wound

I’ve been writing about frame builders, particularly New England-based frame builders since 1992. During that time, I’ve been quietly tucking away amazing tidbits about bike building ...

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My Day With Ilya

  The following piece was awarded silver from the Society of American Travel Writers for best special-purpose travel story. The SATW awards are the oldest and most prestigious awards for travel ...

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Three Years

When I launched RKP on July 2, 2009, I was apprehensive. I knew it was the right thing for me to do, but I wasn’t certain that many readers would follow me from Belgium Knee Warmers. ...

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Something to Say, Part II

His father calls him “motormouth.” In 2008, Radio Freddy arranged for the two of us to meet Brad Roe, then the editor of Hi-Torque’s Road Bike Action. While Radio Freddy was in town ...

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peloton subscription discount

By now you’re aware that there’s a relatively new kid on the block in terms of bike magazines. Peloton magazine is entering its second year of publication and is growing like an ...

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Just What Is Road Feel?

The Felt F1 When I review a bike, I tend to hit the “road feel” aspect of a bike’s ride pretty hard. I’ve done it enough and gotten enough subsequent questions about just what I mean and what I ...

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Pablove Auction

You may be aware that Pablove is a charity that works to fight childhood cancer. You may also be aware that Jeff Castelaz, one of the founders of Pablove—and the father of Pablo Thrailkill ...

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Overtrained

It was a Thursday in April. The spring had been spectacular. I’d been piling on the miles and getting stronger by the week. I’d scheduled the day to work from home, which gave me the chance to ...

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Two Years

There’s an arc to birthdays. When you’re young, they’re a sign of progress and increasing freedom. In your twenties and thirties they are a time of benchmarks, milestones ...

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