Bitten hands

“You’re in an awkward position,” he said. “How so?” “You started off writing about cycling in the South Bay. Racing. Group rides. People striving, achieving, failing, trying again. Doping. Equipment. …

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Flat fixr

Today we decided to test the backpacks on the longer but more gentle gradient of Mandeville Canyon Road. I had left the tent and tarp out overnight and they got …

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Short shorts

There is no clothing item more iconic or deemed more essential than the bike short. That moment when you first pull on a skin-tight pair of Lycra, feel the cushy, …

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SoCal Sendy

I got a text from Mathieu. “Wtf?” it said. I had no idea about the w, the t, or the f, so I called him. “What’s up? Are you okay?” …

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Lights out

Immediately upon returning to Los Angeles I experienced more dangerous passes and near-misses than I had in the previous couple of years. At first I chalked it up to the …

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