Posts by Category: Body

The 2015 Philadelphia Bike Expo

The 2015 Philadelphia Bike Expo

The 2015 Philly Bike Expo was marvelous! Occupying the better part of a huge hall in the Philadelphia Convention Center, the rows of booths contained a plethora of bicycle product, information, ...

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Travel With Bike

Travel With Bike

Above, the Seven Airheart, in Boston, just before its first adventure. As cyclists we hold self-evident the truth that a bicycle with include the quality of any travel. I’ve taken that ...

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Grandfather’s Axe

Grandfather’s Axe

The crunch of finely ground dirt and gravel under my tires seems to amplify my sense of speed in the early-morning mist. That peculiar sound adds a sense of urgency, of pursuit. It is fitting ...

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Growth

Growth

In the weeks that followed my human flyswatter demo back in 2012, my stepmother sent me a number of links in emails. My memory is that they were each links to different types of helmets, some ...

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When the Wind Blows

When the Wind Blows

As night falls early, the sun blotted by a solid bank of pregnant, gray cloud, the tall pines sway side-to-side in increasingly wide arcs, the shushing of their needles growing steadily in volume ...

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Zwift: Indoor Training, Made Bearable

Zwift: Indoor Training, Made Bearable

Zwift is a new company that is launching a video game for trainer-bound cyclists. Ever since the 1980s, there have been efforts made to make trainer time more bearable, if not actually enjoyable. ...

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Next Reading: NorCal Bike Sport

Next Reading: NorCal Bike Sport

I’m excited to announce I’m going to be reading from “Why We Ride” again. This Friday, October 3, I’ll be appearing at NorCal Bikesport in Santa Rosa, ahead of ...

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The Ice Bath Challenge

The Ice Bath Challenge

By now you have seen an Ice Bucket Challenge or two. It has become a social media craze one hopes will keep going until we have some answers to ALS. It has become a reason to feel good about ...

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The Faces of Interbike

The Faces of Interbike

Interbike is meant to be an event in which dealers see new products from manufacturers and then place pre-season orders with their sales rep. That was the point of the show and that’s the ...

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The New Era

The New Era

Jens Voigt has broken the hour record. It’s a simple statement, a declaration where the fact is beyond the reach of debate. He broke a record that is cycling itself, that is an aspiration ...

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