Radical Brake Design takes Everesting Record and Strade Bianche in One Week!

An earth-shattering rumble was heard in Europe last week, as the Everesting record was shattered by a relative unknown, taken by 23 minutes, and an up-and-coming star stormed to a comfortable solo victory at Strade […]

Reviewed: Burley Travoy

A trailer for city cyclists.   When the pandemic hit, the goal was to avoid people; and that meant avoiding buses, subways, and private cars. They all appeared, at first blush, to be spreading vehicles. […]

Westchester Riding. Mapped. Ready to share.

I ride. Whether I need to or not. This acute case of ridingitis manifested itself into a book some time ago. Called Where To Bike New York City (the Australian publisher felt that Americans were […]

Shut the roads down to open up the country

Extreme times call for extreme measures.  If we want to see the country recover from Covid-19, it’s time to close the roads. Not all roads. Some. A few. It sure would make bike riding greater. […]

The Tour (& Giro & Vuelta & Classics) Must Go On

Racing must continue. In 2020, not 2021. The sooner the better. For everyone’s sake. I’m not just writing that as an addict, as someone who has written a book on the Tour de France, but […]

Bicycle Chain Waxing in the Kitchen (Video)

A great project to do if you want a clean chain, fast, and smooth chain. No grease marks, no mess, and longer chain life. And an old-school hack to boot.   tools needed: Chain tool–either […]

Wave (Video and Words)

Years ago, during the dark ages, known as the early days of the Internet, there was a popular discussion group called rec.bicycles.racing. Everything was discussed. Things could get heated, like with Facebook, but everyone is […]