Monthly Archives: October 2019

Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds

I’m in Costa Rica, on a mountain bike tour that I committed to in August. Meanwhile, my ex and my boys are in Santa Rosa, which has the worst air on the planet. They and a great many people I ...

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Original Data

Original Data

A routine is a way of stilling time. It is its own spreadsheet, and in it lives progress. Listen. Every Saturday I show up and I clip in, and I do my best. Results, as they do, vary. But the ...

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Friday Group Ride #474

Friday Group Ride #474

It wasn’t the first thing she told me, which struck me as very odd, because if I had a story like that, I think it would be the first thing I said to everyone I met. Instead we exchanged  ...

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Paceline Podcast 175

Paceline Podcast 175

This week Selene discusses her experience with Iron Cross, the gravel/cyclocross/insanity event that takes place in Central Pennsylvania. This is her tenth anniversary of doing the race and she ...

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Fresh Face: the Ocoee Baseline

Fresh Face: the Ocoee Baseline

Imagine for a moment that you were a product manager for a bike company and you were charged with making a sub-$4000 road bike aimed at consumers who would never road race, but might want to do ...

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Friday Group Ride #473

Friday Group Ride #473

Words get stuck in my head. I am not sure how or why this happens. For example, I might read the word ‘sacerdotal’ in a book, and then for three or four days it echoes in my mind. ...

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The Paceline Podcast 174

The Paceline Podcast 174

After a week off due to a power outage in Northern California, the show is back. Last weekend unPAved, the event Selene’s husband Dave promotes, took place and Selene rode it but did not ...

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Down the K-Hole

Down the K-Hole

My third and fourth Ketamine sessions didn’t produce the same mind-rending results as the first two, but that’s not to say they weren’t significant. They were just subtler in ...

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