Tag Archives: Sonoma County

The Orbit

The Orbit

I am a person of multiple worlds. I hail from the South, a land as distinct as a foreign country. I chased adulthood in academia, but found it turning pedals. I discovered a home in New England, ...

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Friday Group Ride 421

Friday Group Ride 421

I used to go to this ice cream place near my home in Memphis where half the staff made amazing milkshakes and the other half could not. This latter detail never stood between me and my desire to ...

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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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Chileno Valley Grasshopper

Chileno Valley Grasshopper

In Sonoma County’s Grasshopper Adventure Series, riders who do the full series are treated subjected to a variety of different requirements to succeed. Sure, you’ve got to have the ...

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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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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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Paceline Podcast #89

Paceline Podcast #89

We discuss Halloween and costumes, and how cycling clothing is a costume of its own. Friends of Fatty’s (FoF) used some bike tubes to make a killer Thor costume. Fatty dressed up as ...

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