Yesterday, I was on my way home and spotted this rider. As he paused to take a phone call, I couldn’t help but notice his fancy argyle socks. They’re awesome! Now, argyle has become somewhat trendy in some cycling circles, with companies making argyle arm warmers, cycling-specific argyle socks, and […]
Today, as I walked to work I spent a lot of time thinking about Stan Miller. I don’t know why thoughts of him kept creeping into my head. Perhaps because it was such a beautiful day to be outside and there were lots of people out riding their bikes or […]
Today, I thought I’d take some time to consider the beauty of commuting by bike, despite the daily risks that cyclists face out on the roads. Be safe, everybody. I regularly commute to work by bike. I used to take the Metro, but I gradually discovered there is a much […]
Today we learned that one of our cycling and randonneuring friends, Stan Miller, was killed by a suspected drunk driver. The story regarding this tragic accident may be read here. […]
Summer officially arrived in Washington, D.C. on Monday, and I decided it was time to pull out my summer bike, the Dahon Hon Solo. This is a limited edition folder with 16 20″ wheels from (guess?) Dahon and is also (guess?) a single speed! This bike is so much fun […]
If a ride happens and no one knows about it, did it really happen? This weekend, Felkerino, Lane, and I rode the 2009 D.C. Randonneurs 300K route from Warrenton, Va. […]
Felkerino liked his Rawland dSogn so much, he bought and built me one, too! Today Felkerino and I took my new ride on its maiden voyage. I love it! This is my first bike with 650B tires and disc brakes.
There he is. See? Just down the road. There. Yes. Yes! I see . Pedal hard. We will catch him. Let’s do it! Pedal pedal pedal. I think we’re gaining. We can do this! Pedal faster! Almost. There. Wait. It’s not what we thought. No? No. It was fun giving […]