Posts by Category: Mind

Friday Group Ride #325

Friday Group Ride #325

My friend Lloyd had his bike stolen. He went out for lunch, leaned his bike against the wall, went into the burrito place, stood in line, texted his wife, ordered his food, paid, and walked out ...

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Road Plus

Road Plus

After years of seeing improvements that were sometimes difficult to register, the road market has been blown open by a revolution. It’s a revolution of thought, of approach, of technology, ...

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A Ride With Dennis Christopher

A Ride With Dennis Christopher

I’ve met a lot of famous people. I’ve had lunch with Peter Gabriel. I’ve picked up Ozzy Osbourne from jail. I’ve walked in on a groupie doing to Tommy Lee what you’d ...

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Friday Group Ride #322

Friday Group Ride #322

I am a crappy roadie. I don’t shave my legs. Until very recently, I hadn’t replaced my old broken road shoes, so I’ve been doing road rides in mountain shoes. I don’t ...

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Consumer Protection

Consumer Protection

I get asked why so many of our reviews are not just positive, but downright enthusiastic. There are several reasons, which I can briefly recap like so: Better gear makes for a better ride. Great ...

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The Other

The Other

A very smart friend of mine once said to me, “All business is sales.” It was a truism that needed no supporting data. I accepted it without reservation and have lived by it since. ...

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Remembering Jeff Archer

Remembering Jeff Archer

My friend Jeff Archer was killed by a drunk driver last night. Archer had just stepped into a crosswalk in Mooresville, North Carolina, when Claydon Laural Turner, 30, stuck him. Jeff was ...

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The Not-So Trojan Horse

The Not-So Trojan Horse

A trend is a funny thing. It will suggest what the future might be without being on the hook should events, uh, trend differently. It’s factual fortune telling without any responsibility. ...

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