Just over fifteen years ago, Marco Pantani committed suicide via a cocaine overdose. Every year, there’s a news item about someone, usually from his family, calling for an investigation into his death. His death was […]
If you’re crazy about Cervélo, you can stop reading right now and just buy the book. If you’re a bike geek who hoovers up all manner of bike lit, you can stop reading right now […]
It’s that time of year. You’ve got the fever. You want more. You need more. Tour Fever is here to answer those questions, slake that thirst, grow that pallet so that the taste you’re […]
Small announcement. My latest book, Where to Bike NYC, has been reviewed in The New York Times.
Mea culpa. I was certainly trying to capitalize on Lance Armstrong’s popularity when I pitched a book idea on the Tour de France to major publishers in the early aughts. I wanted to do a […]
You know the story of Thanksgiving, right? Is it the one they teach in nursery school, grade school, high school, or a “revisionist” one you might have half-overheard on NPR? Likewise, you know […]
There’s an old joke, “the key to success is sincerity; once you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” We think about this whenever consuming non-fiction. Whether it’s Jay Leno’s couch, Terry Gross’s microphone, sitting […]
To relax with a book, perchance to dream. To rest one’s legs on an ottoman, curl up with a recovery shake, and flip though pages that allow you to transport yourself into a waking fantasy. […]