Tag Archives: Strava

Friday Group Ride #344

Friday Group Ride #344

I have an odd relationship with cycling technology. In the middle ’90s I worked with a small software group in the shadow of MIT focused on developing virtual reality exercise bikes. ...

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The Paceline Podcast #45

The Paceline Podcast #45

It is one thing to decide not to ride, it’s another to be forced off the bike by illness or injury or whatever. Fatty vents on his period of no riding. It’s not all complaining. We ...

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A Comeback, of Sorts

A Comeback, of Sorts

On a ride recently with two new friends, I had an experience that I haven’t had in some weeks. While climbing a rocky fire road, I hit a short, steep and rather technical pitch. To ride it, ...

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The Paceline Podcast #5

The Paceline Podcast #5

Old Cazadero 2016 is in the books. Padraig encountered a star studded field, perfect conditions and put his new found fitness to its first test. We discuss the benefits and pitfalls of pre riding ...

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Measurement

When I was in my ascendancy as a cyclist, at a certain point, I began chasing numbers. We all did. There was higher speed—both average and max—because chasing velocity is inarguably the pursuit ...

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Friday Group Ride #149

I don’t get hung up on mileage anymore. I had a watershed moment about 15 years ago, when I was struggling to maintain 14mph into a head wind. I know I was going 14mph, because I was ...

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Press Camp Day 3

The final day of Press Camp was an unfortunately abbreviated affair for me as I had a plane to catch to get to yet another media event, this one a continent away. I began my final day with one of ...

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