Monthly Archives: December 2012

Loping Madly

I typically confuse actions with feelings. I say, “Man, I’d love to go for a ride right now,” or “I really need to sit down and do some writing,” but what I really ...

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The Lowly T-shirt

I know people who don’t wear T-shirts. They don’t make sense to me in the way that vegans don’t make sense to me. I get that they stand for something, that they have set high ...

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Bell Gage Helmet

Bell and Giro are two of the biggest names in bicycle helmets, and have been for the better part of 20 years. But in 1996 when Bell—which was #1 in sales—purchased Giro—which was #2 in ...

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Sandy Hook

I got back from my ride this morning to a link sent to my by my wife. It was for a piece on the shooting in Sandy Hook. My day took a nose dive I could not have anticipated, one that I struggle ...

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Friday Group Ride #147

It’s the Christmas season and with that comes a myriad of changes to our routines. There’s the change in traffic; with so many people out shopping, it makes it seem like there are ...

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Lezyne Phone Wallet

I doubt very much the team that dreamt up the Ziploc snack-size baggy ever considered that it might be used to protect a device worth hundreds of dollars, rather than dispensing munchies. The ...

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Knog Blinder 4 Lights

I’ve been aware of Knog products for years. Their Interbike booths have been places of wonder to visit  each year, sometimes less for the products themselves than the presentation. One ...

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