Tag Archives: Peter Flax

The Whee, the Science

The Whee, the Science

When it comes to long-form journalism on bicycles, there aren’t many outlets. I’ve positioned RKP as one—very deliberately, I might add. There’s also Peloton Magazine. The other ...

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The Tour de Pier

The Tour de Pier

The gateway drug is one of the many banes of Western Civilization. It’s how the crack dealer indoctrinates a good college kid not just into drug use, but well past pot into the kinda of ...

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Pulling Through

Pulling Through

Ascension If I had been listening to my body, I wouldn’t have peeled right onto Latigo Canyon Road. I’d felt flat on the bike all afternoon, and I could sense the constriction of a chest cold ...

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The Death of Lycra

So last week the Wall Street Journal published a piece on the death of Lycra cycling clothing. As if the use of man-made fibers, clipless pedals and shaved legs was one elaborate fad. Or fraud. ...

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Endemic

It’s a term used to connote belonging to a particular population. It has been said that doping was endemic to grand tour riders of the 1990s and 2000s. It is also used to describe those ...

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