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When Bicycle Riders Become Cyclists

Obligatory Bicycle Photo by Cyclists and Kestrel Talon Ad – lessons from 1+ years in cycling

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The Pain of Cycling

Climbing the Palo Alto (Page Mill) hills this morning around from 6-7AM, a slight rain started (California rain in September?!). I was about 1.5 miles away from the top (and getting really cold) when I decided to head back, concerned about the wet traction. On one of the very first corners heading down, my bike slipped out from me and I fell on my left side.

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Hunting for a Strava KOM (King of the Mountain)

I’m not a particularly strong rider, and I am a really (bottom 10% my first time going down from Old La Honda) poor descender. That’s why results like these feel really, really good. 42/4,383 all time on Strava! Admittedly, this isn’t a particularly difficult (-3 degrees) descent, and I don’t think this is a super […]