Survival of the Collaboratingest

Ticking away the solo miles leaves plenty of time to think and ponder and get awful songs stuck on repeat. When I get to roads that I’ve raced on or tackled in groups, I often […]

The Winter Bike is Ready to Roll.

When I first started working at a bike shop, the more serious racers I toiled alongside had winter bikes.  That is, they had a bicycle they just used in winter months.  It wasn’t as nice […]

Mask up. Time to refute the Anti-Mask article.

I want to do a group ride again. Feel the speed, hear the whirring, enjoy the mental focus, the leg and lung power, the coordination, and the fun of pushing friends and fellow revelers along.  […]

Time to mask up. Time to refute the anti-mask rant.

I want to do a group ride again. Feel the speed, hear the whirring, enjoy the mental focus, the leg and lung power, the coordination, and the fun of pushing friends and fellow revelers along.  […]

Time to mask up. They work. Tell the anti-maskers. Tell everybody.

I want to do a group ride again. Feel the speed, hear the whirring, enjoy the mental focus, the leg and lung power, the coordination, and the fun of pushing friends and fellow revelers along. […]

Bring the Worlds back to the United States. As soon as possible.

The final kilometers of the men’s and women’s 2020 UCI World Road Championships in Isola, Italy were thrilling. The helicopter shots of Alaphilippe and van der Breggen and the chasers racing full-throttle along the ridge […]

Self-Driving Uber Killed a Pedestrian. Charges have finally been unveiled.

It finally happened. While it has taken over two years for Maricopa County, Arizona to decide who, if anyone, is responsible for a self-driving car, owned and controlled by Uber, killing a pedestrian walking her […]

We won’t get fooled again?

2020 was an exciting vintage of the Tour de France. Possibly the most exciting in years. The defending champion and his team didn’t have the goods. The Green Jersey race was a battle through the […]

Give Some Love to the Maillot Vert, the most complicated race in the Tour

For seven of the past eight years, Bora-Hansgrohe’s Peter Sagan made winning the Tour de France Green Jersey look easy. (In 2016, he was set to make it look easy until he was wrongly disqualified […]

Le Tour de Crash: A Theory on Increased Carnage

The opening stage of the 2020 Tour de France was largely neutralized by the riders after a spate of crashes on the tiny, twisting, rain-slicked roads the route took around Nice. Looking at all the […]