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Archive for June, 2011


While visiting a local pizza joint for lunch, I was waiting for my two slices, and having to choose from among 15 televisions at which I could stare. On the right, I found myself watching this whole other kind of cycling. My head is so deep in the commuting and utility cycling world, I sometimes […]

Crappy Fathers Day

Today was Fathers Day. I don’t have any children of my own, but I have two stepchildren, and neither of them are around today. They were with their real dad today. And these kids, since the time they’ve been a part of my life, have been the recipients of the best bikes we could afford. […]

The Hembrow Family’s Bike Cargo Trailers and the Daily Routine

Our friend David Hembrow and his wife Judy sent us these photos depicting how bike cargo trailers fit into their daily routine. “We use our bikes and trailers almost every day, for food shopping, dog walking, collecting things for our business and for going on holiday.” Pictured in these photos are a Carry Freedom City, […]

Modern life is ruining my life

BluesCat is a 61-year-old Phoenix, Arizona resident who originally returned to bicycling in 2002 in order to help his son get the Boy Scout Cycling merit badge. His bikes sat idle until the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked at over $4.00 per gallon. Since then, he has become active cycling, day-touring, commuting by […]

This Bike Could Use Some Lights

I’ve been trying to capture photos of bicyclists out on the road at night. It hasn’t proved to be an easy thing. This shot worked mainly because of the bright lights of the truck and car behind. Hopefully this guy at least had a rear blinkey….

Casey Neistat: ‘Nobody gives a s*** about concise political arguments’ (Interview)

Casey Neistat’s latest video on bike lanes as gone viral, with more than three million views in the first week since it was added to YouTube.  If you haven’t seen it, go here, and while you’re there, check out the comments. You’ll see in the comments that I pretty much became the standard bearer for […]