Monthly Archives: April 2006

When Bikes Want to Stay Home

Most people don’t know this, but bikes have personalities. And as everyone knows, an important part of having a personality is having moods. Usually, most bikes are in the mood to go out for a ...

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When Bikes Want to Stay Home

Most people don’t know this, but bikes have personalities. And as everyone knows, an important part of having a personality is having moods. Usually, most bikes are in the mood to go out for a ...

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Me and My Shadow

The sun came out today, which is a big deal in Seattle in April. Of course, I reacted in much the way you would expect: I got out the fixie and went for a ride.   One of the things I like about ...

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Me and My Shadow

The sun came out today, which is a big deal in Seattle in April. Of course, I reacted in much the way you would expect: I got out the fixie and went for a ride.   One of the things I like about ...

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Help Me.

As far as blogs go, Fat Cyclist is not a bad deal. It doesn’t cost much to subscribe, you don’t incur an insurance penalty for reading it, and if you comment from time to time, ...

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Help Me.

As far as blogs go, Fat Cyclist is not a bad deal. It doesn’t cost much to subscribe, you don’t incur an insurance penalty for reading it, and if you comment from time to time, ...

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Grove

I was in Utah a full 30 hours before I went on a mountain bike ride, so you’ve got to admire my personal restraint and single-minded focus on my new job.   Preparing for the Ride I met Kenny, ...

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Grove

I was in Utah a full 30 hours before I went on a mountain bike ride, so you’ve got to admire my personal restraint and single-minded focus on my new job.   Preparing for the Ride I met Kenny, ...

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Decision

I’ve always been pretty evenly divided on the road-vs-mountain bike riding issue. When reporters ask me, “Which is better, mountain or road?” I tend to dodge the question with, “Who cares, when ...

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Decision

I’ve always been pretty evenly divided on the road-vs-mountain bike riding issue. When reporters ask me, “Which is better, mountain or road?” I tend to dodge the question with, “Who cares, when ...

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