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Paceline Podcast 202

Paceline Podcast 202

This week Selene begins by taking on a question about why, in the wake of not following a regimented training plan, our listener has notched Strava PRs on segments they have ridden upwards of 50 ...

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Defense or Offense?

Defense or Offense?

The triple whammy of being an elementary school teacher, mostly housebound thanks to a pandemic and then seeing the unrest that has swept the U.S. has left me disoriented and wondering where ...

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Paceline Podcast 201

Paceline Podcast 201

Bikes are great, but it’s hard to pretend that all is right with the world currently. This week Selene sits down with her longtime friend Elizabeth Allen to ask her just how she got into ...

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Seeing the World Around Us

Seeing the World Around Us

The bicycle has given me many things: improved fitness, a body I’m more comfortable living in, friendships that resonate with a sense of shared values, a greater curiosity about the world ...

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Please Stand By

Please Stand By

This past weekend I moved RKP to a different host. I did so to save costs without sacrificing performance on the site.  When I say I moved the site, I mean I fed information to a friend of mine ...

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Paceline Podcast 200

Paceline Podcast 200

Selene checks in with some feedback on last week’s talk about oval chainrings. Listeners presented us with some angles on oval chainrings we hadn’t considered. We get an update on how ...

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Friday Group Ride #502

Friday Group Ride #502

I think we’ve all noticed that more people are riding bikes. My bike shop friends all tell me they’re sold out of everything under $1k, and people are spending more now to get on two ...

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Celebrating the Win

Celebrating the Win

Winning. What comes to mind when you read that word? In this context, it’s likely an image of a rider with their hands thrust skyward with a long trail of human exhaust (and exhausted) ...

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Paceline Podcast 199

Paceline Podcast 199

This week our intrepid duo is back with a look at oval chainrings, an idea that goes back practically as far as the bike itself. The question, of course, is do they really confer any benefit. ...

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The Seamless Experience

The Seamless Experience

I recently wrote a post concerning frame stiffness and a phenomenon I encountered in which some of the bikes I’d ridden on dirt road descents would begin to oscillate if the surface was ...

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