Posts by Category: Body

Stride

Stride

By the time I saw the rut, it was too late. I’d just finished taking a shot of a rider ahead of me and as the dirt road bent left and began to drop, I tossed my camera over my shoulder, got ...

Read more
The Crash

The Crash

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County—and recover from an incident that resulted in 16 ...

Read more
The Vuelta Promise

The Vuelta Promise

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

Read more
The Greatest Tour Ever Raced

The Greatest Tour Ever Raced

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

Read more
Too Many White Guys

Too Many White Guys

Of the many truths I’ve learned about being a writer, perhaps the greatest is that the more universal your subject, the greater the audience you draw. That may seem obvious, but for someone who ...

Read more
Solitary

Solitary

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

Read more
PinkGate

PinkGate

When we think about where women fit in the world, our history—the history of mankind, that is—isn’t good. Scanning back through the last 1000 years, we have denied women the right to own ...

Read more
Bonk Breaker Energy Chews

Bonk Breaker Energy Chews

Of the many jokes I make at my expense, one of those is how aging just isn’t working out for me. Of course, I’m not alone in this. We are walking, talking, tweeting examples of the ...

Read more
Speedvagen on Tour

Speedvagen on Tour

The biggest problem any frame builder faces is trying to connect with prospective clients. Being an individual toiling in a small workshop precludes the sort of glad-handing for which politicians ...

Read more
Jobst Brandt: an Appreciation

Jobst Brandt: an Appreciation

The bike world has lost one of its legends. Jobst Brandt died on Tuesday following a long illness; he was 80. Thanks to his legendary book, “The Bicycle Wheel,” we thought of him as ...

Read more