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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Save the World, Ride a Bike! (COVID-19 Edition)

Bicycles are a solution for the world’s COVID-19 woes. For the suburban and rural, it’s exercise without going to a gym. For the urban, it’s exercise without the gym AND transportation at the same time. […]

Bike mags are going to suck worse…

It’s the high cost of free that’s getting me down. …before they find a solution. Or disappear. All print media took a hit because of the web. Too many print media publishers saw the web […]

Movistar switched to SRAM. Are you excited?

The WorldTour racing team Movistar switched component sponsors at the end of 2019. The team, in its various incarnations lasting nearly 40 years, had ridden on Campagnolo components. No longer. Campy is out. SRAM and […]

Reviewed: One-Way Ticket by Jonathan Vaughters

Cheating can pay.  Especially if you can live with yourself. Jonathan Vaughters can. It’s a skill he seems particularly good at. His skill set seems to include a considerable amount of charm, ruthlessness, and impeccable […]

Bike Helmet Laws are Stupid

A bicycle helmet might protect your head. But it doesn’t make you safer. This isn’t news to cyclists. We live the reality that no matter how perfectly we comport themselves, no matter how well we […]

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 […]