Posts by Category: Mind

Old School #97: Bottle Sock

Old School #97: Bottle Sock

You know you’re an #OldSchoolCyclist if you put a wet sock over your spare bottle on hot days. Because ice cubes were for sissies. Let’s talk about Euro. Not the monetary unit, the cultural unit. ...

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Old School #11: End Buttons

Old School #11: End Buttons

You know you’re an OldSchoolCyclist when you find a toe strap end button in the bottom of your toolbox. Life may be like a box of chocolates, but a toolbox is like a can of mixed nuts. Over time ...

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Friday Group Ride #270

Friday Group Ride #270

We are bad people. Listen. The town I live in hosts a long section of a very popular bike path. Even those who eschew the path, ride the main thoroughfare as a means of getting to the green and ...

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Friday Group Ride #268

Friday Group Ride #268

Yesterday we road the Western Greenway from Stonehurst to the washed out road behind the grocery store in Belmont, looping and circling as we went, climbing to the water tower and plunging down ...

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Place

Place

The bicycle is amazing for as many reasons as we have fingers. There’s the fact that when we’re young, it multiplies our effort into a version of our own energy, perfected. ...

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A Cautionary Tale

A Cautionary Tale

[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 a slightly different ...

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Friday Group Ride #265

Friday Group Ride #265

I am reluctant to write the Group Ride that is currently leaving my fingertips, because we’ve gone over and over and over topics of fairness and morality, via cycling’s long struggle ...

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