Posts by Category: Body

What Is Gravel?

What Is Gravel?

Language. It’s a funny thing. It’s how we connect with other people. How we share ideas, tell the world who we are and integral to how we work, no matter what we do. It can get at the ...

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Friday Group Ride #302

Friday Group Ride #302

It is growing increasingly difficult to reconcile my chronological age with my mental state. At 44, I’m not yet old, but firmly past my physical peak. The things I could do on a bike in the ...

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The Malibu Gran Fondo

The Malibu Gran Fondo

The Malibu Gran Fondo is an event in its second year, and is a different take on what a fondo can be. It’s true that “gran fondo” means “big ride,” but just how do ...

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Friday Group Ride #300

Friday Group Ride #300

It was either luge or skeleton I was watching. I forget. Run after run, these guys would come down the ice track, bumping and chattering, the Swiss timing flashing away at the bottom of the ...

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In Memoriam: Brian Baylis

In Memoriam: Brian Baylis

Brian Baylis, one of the legends of frame building passed away Saturday, February 20. His qualification as a legend wasn’t limited by region. He wasn’t just significant for Southern ...

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A Fresh Take on Travel

A Fresh Take on Travel

A couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to go to Europe for a feature that didn’t pan out. There were some unusual factors in play, nothing nefarious, but I wasn’t in a position ...

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Baby Food

Baby Food

Since Clif introduced its Organic Energy series, the energy-food-buying public has compared them to baby food. The comparison is as unavoidable as laughter during a Monty Python film. ...

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A Talk With Bill Holland, Part I

A Talk With Bill Holland, Part I

When you think about the veterans of frame building in the U.S., the names that turn up are mostly from the East Coast and the Midwest. The guys at ground zero on the East Coast were part of the ...

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Membership Has Its Privileges

Membership Has Its Privileges

Say what you want about Rapha—too pricey, too plain, too road, too British—but give them credit; they’re high end and they’re not afraid to say it. Case in point, the Rapha retail stores that are ...

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If I Was 25

If I Was 25

As a rule, we don’t reprint press releases or do anything to promote ambassador programs, but for this, well, we all need some exceptions—Padraig.    The Blackburn Ranger program is ...

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