Posts by Category: Mind

Friday Group Ride #308

Friday Group Ride #308

It’s quite a leap from the passing of an iconic musician to the urge to ride a bike, but I’m going to jump with both feet and see where I land. I rode last night, as I’m trying ...

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Think Big

Think Big

The SpeedX Leopard is a new bike for which you’ve probably seen ads in social media. It’s the subject of the biggest, most successful bike-related Kickstarter campaign in history; ...

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On Innovation

On Innovation

I didn’t want pizza. It didn’t matter to me that my father, grandfather, uncle and two cousins were all going to have pizza. It didn’t matter to me that the way you buy pizza ...

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Friday Group Ride #307

Friday Group Ride #307

Climbing. Going up hill. Let’s all put on leotards and go hurt ourselves! Honestly, it’s ludicrous. Cycling. Is it really any different than any other cult, like the Hare Krishnas, ...

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Friday Group Ride #306

Friday Group Ride #306

In order to solve a problem, it helps to state the problem as clearly and succinctly as you can. So, for example, I might say, “I’m sick of the constant blare of election news,” ...

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Just One Moment #1

Just One Moment #1

It’s a wide, oblong intersection that joins five roads in a rough star pattern, and I had just shot across, my breath held, onto the broken pavement of the one residential feeder that leads ...

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Friday Group Ride #303

Friday Group Ride #303

Sometimes it seems like the hardest thing, just to ride a bike. Working in the industry, I talk about bikes all day. I burrow down into their details. I research them and page through photos. I ...

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Time Capsule

Time Capsule

There are a number of locations around the world that transcend mere cycling hotbed and rise to the ranks of culturally significant, places so important to cycling they are part of the fabric of ...

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The Point

The Point

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental health—Abraham Maslow During my final season of racing, there was a weekend in which my ambition got the better of me. I ...

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