The Long, Cold, Pleasant Ride

Once the mercury drops below freezing, I generally have little motivation to ride outside for an hour. Four hours: that’s another story. It’s probably part of cycling culture I’ve picked up over the years, on […]

Getting A Fit From Happy

Riding to Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) with a backpack filled with spare clothing and sneakers to my first fit session in more than a decade, there was some trepidation, a little insecurity about my […]

Making Sense of Bicycle Geometry Part 3: How Components Can Modify Ride

Part One explained most of the frame dimensions. Part Two explained trail. Frame materials, frame shaping, frame construction, and bicycle component selection can somewhat modify the ride qualities that the frame geometry is designed for. […]

Making Sense Of Bicycle Geometry Part Two: Trail

Part One served as an introduction to bicycle geometry. It isn’t absolutely necessary to read, but it does present many of the terms and concepts you need to understand what goes on with a bike. […]

Making Sense of Bicycle Geometry

Bikes are kind of inscrutable. Standing still, there are lots of clues to the character of the ride, but many of those clues can be deceiving. You can sense the bike’s stance, examine the tubing […]

Getting hit by a self-driving car hurts more

  You’ll surely be blamed for getting hit. Worse than the opprobrium that will come if you ever get hit by a car and you’re not wearing a helmet. That’s what happened when Uber’s self-driving […]