Embrace The Nightmare Scenario of Self-Driving Cars

The designers and boosters are in the driver’s seat. Perspective depends on where one sits and what one needs to do. As the old adage goes, to a hammer, everything is a nail. Variations of […]

Reviewed: Santini Genio Road Skinsuit

Aero is fast. This skinsuit is designed for all day riding. Nearly everyone likes increased efficiency on the bike. The reduction in wasted effort can result in either riding at the same speed with less […]

Drivers Know What You Think.

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They don’t. WNYC, New York City’s leading public radio station, recently started a series called “We The Commuters.” It looks at how people get around town. Cycling, not surprisingly, is a topic. On the one […]

Reviewed: Castelli Free Aero Race 4 Bib Short

With cycling shorts, the best are the ones that you don’t notice. You put them on, you start riding, they disappear. Their job is to stay out of the way, eliminate chafing, possibly add a […]

Too Much Damn Parking

The headline on the Commercial Appeal was a great way to start my trip to Memphis. “Parking study finds too many spaces Downtown, still thousands more to be added.” To make it more poignant, I […]

Fewer Kids Are Riding. Cyclists are worried.

America doesn’t make it easy. A recent finding from the Sports and Fitness Industry Association is making the rounds. Perhaps you’ve read it. Here’s one such statement from The Washington Post “The number of children […]

Reviewed: Castelli Climber’s 2.0 Jersey FZ

Cool is comfy. And fast. The “summer” cycling jersey conceit seems weird at first. Kind of like the equal and opposite of “winter” fleece cycling shorts. Both seem extravagant. Until you wear them in the […]

Reviewed: Pearl Izumi Versa Pants

Casual technical cycling pants seem like an oxymoron. But there are times when you want to ride long, you know your pants aren’t up to the ride, and you don’t want to bring a change […]

The Test That’s Never Graded Until You Fail.

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Locking a bike up is existential dread. Testing out bike locks and writing about them induced a fair amount of paranoia. What do I know about locks? What if my bikes get stolen? What if […]