A two part review I did for Red Kite Prayer The Drag of Chain Efficiency Part 1 The Drag of Chain Efficiency Part 2 Check them out. Tell RKP I sent you.
Another North American Handmade Bicycle Show is coming. Another round of massive image galleries and unqualified praise is about to be served. I expect to come the same conclusion I made last year. NAHBS […]
When clothing manufacturers report on the SPF, sun protection factor, in an item of clothing, I usually laugh. Seems absurd. I’ve never gotten sunburn through an item of clothing in my life. It’s like calling […]
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 […]
Mass-produced carbon-fiber frames are the polar opposite of the hand made steel bespoke world. With one you know everything about what goes into the finished product, with the other, you know nothing. The opacity […]
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. […]