Monthly Archives: August 2005

Both Sides of the Windshield

About a month ago, I wrote a little something called “An Open Letter to the Passenger in the Green SUV Who Screamed as He Went By Yesterday.” Basically, it was my reaction to some guy ...

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I am…Captain Haphazard!

It’s easy for me to focus on the scale and use that as the metric for how I’m progressing — or failing to progress. The thing is, though, losing weight is only part of the equation. I ...

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I am…Captain Haphazard!

It’s easy for me to focus on the scale and use that as the metric for how I’m progressing — or failing to progress. The thing is, though, losing weight is only part of the equation. I ...

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Whaddaya Mean I'm Not Fat?

When I started this blog, I was 40 pounds overweight. The point of this blog wasn’t for me to be fat. It was for me to lose the fat. Look at my first picture in the ...

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How Not to Buy a Bike

Recently, my friend Rick put up an ad on a local online marketplace to sell his Bianchi EV2 — The “Pantani Special,” we all call it. Evidently, Rick’s thinking about an Orbea. ...

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How Not to Buy a Bike

Recently, my friend Rick put up an ad on a local online marketplace to sell his Bianchi EV2 — The "Pantani Special," we all call it. Evidently, Rick’s thinking about an Orbea. As ...

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I Confess

I, the Fat Cyclist, confess the following: I confess I very nearly did not ride my bike in to work today. It was cold and grey outside, and my resolve wavered. I stalled and puttered around for ...

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