Posts by Category: Travel

Great Towns: Eugene, Oregon

Great Towns: Eugene, Oregon

One of my favorite features to living a life in which the bike plays a dominant role is the way that simple device takes me to new places. Were it not for the bike, I’d probably never have ...

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The Oregon Gran Fondo

The Oregon Gran Fondo

Every now and then a good idea gets washed out. The New Romantic movement of New Wave music in the ’80s started off great and then went post-apocalyptic Road Warrior-style. Everyone started ...

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Portlandia: a Biker Town

Portlandia: a Biker Town

Portland, Oregon. Say it again, go on. Portland. Oregon. Rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? Feels healthy to even utter the words, right? Do you feel more organic? Want to go get (another) tattoo? ...

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The Trip I Never Expected

The Trip I Never Expected

“So you want a Pepper Ride?” What could go wrong? It was a beautiful day in Negril, Jamaica. A bit warm and humid, perhaps, but we were about to go play bikes in a foreign country. ...

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Jamaica in Pictures

Jamaica in Pictures

As I sit at my desk and look at the images I shot while in Jamaica for three days of riding, I have to admit that I’m still processing, still trying to figure out exactly what I think, what ...

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Meet Your Maker #4

Meet Your Maker #4

    When I first heard of the Meet Your Maker ride series earlier this year I did everything I could to try to find an excuse to get to Northern California to ...

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Meet Your Maker Tour

Meet Your Maker Tour

Let’s keep this one simple: Builders in Northern California have been holding a series of rides called the “Meet Your Maker Tour.” It’s a chance to meet and ride with some ...

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The Day You Don’t Want to End

The Day You Don’t Want to End

We’re at an uneasy place with our heroes. Even without the benefit of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the landscape of our understanding of professional bike racing in the last 20 ...

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