Tag Archives: Santa Rosa

The Red Kite Ronde et Vous

The Red Kite Ronde et Vous

The Red Kite Ronde et Vous is our fist-ever event. It is a gravel event with a custom bike party. We will do two days of gravel rides in Sonoma County, the first tracing the Old Caz route from ...

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RKP’s Massive Clothing Sale

RKP’s Massive Clothing Sale

On October 8th, 2017 a fire started on Tubbs Lane just outside of Calistoga, California. Whipped by winds that blew at 75 mph and at times gusted north of 100 mph, the fire raced into Sonoma ...

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Ash Was Falling Like Snow

Ash Was Falling Like Snow

In the weeks the followed the outbreak of the Tubbs, Nuns, Atlas and other fires here in Northern California, RKP reader Roman Cho got in touch and asked to shoot my portrait. I am embarrassed to ...

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The Season for Giving

The Season for Giving

For nearly two months, I’ve been at the front the group, drilling it. In our cycling metaphor, I’ve been in the big ring, turning a 53×15 with some terrific pulls by others. ...

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Thanksgiving X

Thanksgiving X

I have, on more than one occasion, written about how difficult it can be to ask for help, or even accept help when it is offered. The challenge, as I have experienced it, is that to ask for or to ...

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Surfacing

Surfacing

RKP is a reasonably small operation. As a result, my desire to balance quality against output means that we publish once per day during the week. If things are going well, you get extra posts on ...

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Craziness

Craziness

Trick or Treating with my kids last night was a more positive note to end the month of October than I thought possible. Here in Santa Rosa there’s an historic district, McDonald, that ...

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A Request

A Request

Calling on people for charity is an act that makes me intensely uncomfortable. It’s hard to explain, but asking for assistance is nearly impossible for me to do on a personal basis, and ...

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Paceline Podcast #88

Paceline Podcast #88

We open with discussion of the Santa Rosa fires and how they are affecting the local cycling community. Our man on the scene reports he is back home after a week in West County, and nearly ...

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