Tag Archives: The Rules

Confessions of a diehard rule-breaker

I hopped onto the website for The Rules of cycling as described by a less-than-merry bunch of riders who go by the scribe Velominati. There is plenty of good and wise advice on the site for anyone seeking to slot … Continue reading

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On track but in what direction?

Against the grain Our Friday morning indoor track workouts sometimes run against the grain. The traditional direction in which one runs on any track is counterclockwise. Our 200-meter indoor track facility has a Monday-Wednesday-Friday clockwise rule while the Tuesday-Thursday direction … Continue reading

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Sock drawer politics

This weekend a band of twenty-something children moved out from our house into their own apartment 15 miles away. The move was a delightful mix of chaos and organization. I’ve packed moving vans so many times over the years the … Continue reading

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SPECIAL EDITION: Supreme Court rules on whether cyclists can shave legs

(Washington, DC) In a 5-4 partisan vote with conservative justices aligned with a defendant who found shaved legs on cyclists “offensive and sexually confused,” the Supreme Court today handed down a judgement that will likely rock the cycling world for … Continue reading

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From We Run and Ride to The Right Kind of Pride

By Christopher Cudworth Today’s blog represents the 555th blog post or so on this website. It goes without saying this is a labor of love, and your readership is appreciated. We Run and Ride started with a discussion with my friend … Continue reading

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On what it means to be a cyclist

By Christopher Cudworth Five years ago there was a great group ride put on by our cycling club, Athletes By Design. It was a controlled pace ride that averaged 20mph. You knew that you’d get a good workout every Wednesday … Continue reading

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No matter how fast you run or ride, the weather always wins

By Christopher Cudworth On the way to work last Friday morning the voice on the other end of the cell phone call said “Oh my God, what’s going on outside?” I envisioned a traffic accident. Maybe a cat fight. Then she spoke … Continue reading

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Faithful gear deserving of respect and gratitude

People who run and ride eventually learn to appreciate the best gear they own. When speaking of gear, we are talking about clothing, shoes, kits, whatever you depend upon to help you go faster, longer and smarter when you run … Continue reading

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