Monthly Archives: May 2018

Friday Group Ride #408

Friday Group Ride #408

We all do this right? Even when we are walking down the street, or driving along in our cars, we are looking at bikes. Every rider I pass (or who passes me) I’m looking to see what ...

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The Pull: Richard Sachs

The Pull: Richard Sachs

The Pull is a new podcast from Red Kite Prayer. My many interviews with framebuilders over the years have all lost something in translation from the conversation to the printed page (or pixels). ...

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The Pull

The Pull

When I reflect on the last two years on my life, I find myself, because answers rarely are that—answers—asking a number of questions. The one that recurs most? What does it mean to give?  I can ...

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Friday Group Ride #407

Friday Group Ride #407

Even churning uphill on a Saturday morning, side-by-side, out-of-breath, my bike friends and I are talking about bikes. If I heard a recording of the conversation later, I’m sure I’d ...

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Paceline Tandem #05

Paceline Tandem #05

I first read Bicycling Magazine editor Selene Yeager’s work in the 1990s. Having edited the work of health and fitness writers, I knew what good work looked like and hers was exemplary. She ...

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The Chassis: Bont Vaypor+ Shoes

The Chassis: Bont Vaypor+ Shoes

Some years back I was on a bike tour and a rider who knew my background began quizzing me about bottom bracket and crank arm stiffness. I was happy to engage the conversation about how those ...

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Desire

Desire

When you saw that word, did you think love? Or perhaps even sex? So often do we wrap that word in the language of love. We speak of “my heart’s desire.” It’s as if love ...

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