(Some) Crashes Are A Part of Bike Racing

(this story originally appeared on Red Kite Prayer on September 27, 2011.  As RKP appears to be shutting down, I’m re-posting the article in this space. For reasons unknown, this past Sunday, The New York […]

Book Review: The Peloton

There’s an old joke, “the key to success is sincerity; once you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” We think about this whenever consuming non-fiction. Whether it’s Jay Leno’s couch, Terry Gross’s microphone, sitting […]

Book Review: The Great Road Climbs of the Southern Alps

To relax with a book, perchance to dream. To rest one’s legs on an ottoman, curl up with a recovery shake, and flip though pages that allow you to transport yourself into a waking fantasy. […]