Where I live right now is one of those small cities where no one uses a bicycle, or few enough to say no one. I Continue reading Going somewhere?
Several years ago I wrote an essay entitled: “On Helmets”, it was an exploration of why some professional cyclists still hung on to the practice Continue reading On Helmets, Part II.
R+E is not open yet but if it was I’d go in and ask an obscure question about obscure parts and dream of a new Continue reading Seattle Saturday July R+R – let’s ride.
Cycling: Still riding every day, but haven’t gotten out for any real jaunts. I didn’t start this morning with a bike ride as I properly Continue reading Small victories.
No, this was not found in The Onion. The psychotic totalitarian government of North Korea demands, get this: $65,000,000,000,000, or sixty five trillion dollars in Continue reading And all I wanted was one billion.
Imagine you need to change the cable on your dream honey road bike, the one you adore, and you come across this: Pictured here is Continue reading Most challenging (bicycle) repair ever: conquered
Something for your head, from a Bosnian artist I heard about on NPR. He’s pretty good. Just good beats and strange video. Not overly cerebral, Continue reading Don’t Happy Be Worry.
Maintenance camp’s call sign in 358 FS was “Maintenance One.” and the best part of it was, it was run by an overweight guy that was simply called Goob, a 20 year lifer that did not make it past E5 because of his girth, but this man could run out, take over a launch emergency, and get a jet ready to taxi like nothing you’ve ever seen. Continue reading What is ‘maintenance camp’? Good question.
As I work along, surrounded by noise, I am in a world of difficulty and challenge and I am too close to a busy road Continue reading Maintenance camp crucible.
The building is our civilization. A fire is consuming the building, at a pace of such slow and corrosive nature as to not make us think ‘fire’. The fire is our addiction to fossil fuels. It is going to destroy our home Continue reading “You need to work on your ‘soft sell’”
Ivan Basso in the lead by something like 51 seconds, taking the pink jersey from David Arroyo in today’s Giro stage. I saw it on Continue reading Alles Auf Basso
On this week’s edition of “This Old Bike”, we are working with a classic USA made Trek 950, from the 80s, one of Norm’s favorite Continue reading The citra solv duz wondas