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Back in the USA

I’m back in the USA now after a whirlwind tour of Taiwan. My compatriots and I had an amazing trip — I had no idea Isla Formosa has so much to offer. I knew I was really home after only 5 minutes in L.A. traffic when road raging idiot “TRNR TIM” in his white SUV read more »

Extensible pedal for quickie backie tandem

In the USA, we mount electronic sound systems to the backs of our bikes. Here’s how they do things in the Old Country. “Backies” is the Euro-English term for the practice of riding while seated on the rear rack of a bicycle. A couple of crazy fun bike guys in Estonia have created a pedal read more »

Made In USA leather bicycle bags by Detroit Cargo

You might be surprised to know that Detroit got its start as the center of the American automotive industry by being a center of bicycle manufacturing. Several early car companies began as bicycle manufacturers, and the car factories contracted with the same suppliers of ball bearings and mechanical parts that bicycle factories used. Over the read more »

USA to host UCI World Championship

Congratulations to Richmond, Virginia, which was chosen as the host city for the 2015 World Road Cycling Championship.

USA Pro Cycling Challenge begins

Although I cannot be there, the race begins today. There were quite a few more cyclists seen about town this past week, dressed in their best kits, rolling their aero wheels and latest technology (I have seen some Di2). The Governor even gave a brief interview at the Broncos game on Saturday – this is read more »

Top Gear looks back for the future of American motoring

Happy (USA) Memorial Day weekend, everybody. If things go according to plan, I’m nowhere near my computer right now. This is an automated post. Top Gear featured the Peel P50 micro mini car a couple of years ago. Its 49cc motor generates 4.5 HP for a top speed in the 30s. The Peel P50 was read more »