Search Results for: Catching up with the news

Wednesday update

When I saw that buck-vs-trail-rider video I joked about the relative hazards of road vs mountain biking. The reality: I don’t know how dangerous or safe mountain biking is relative to road cycling, mostly because I’ve never bothered to look up the safety data for mountain biking. At the time, I didn’t know safety data read more »

Busy news day

Today should have been a work-from-home day.

Catching up

Road Bike Across Kansas is a new blog geared to beginners. The blog author, Jackie, is new to cycling and says she absolutely loves it. “It’s a really intimidating sport,” she tells me, “so I am trying to cover the basics, including definitions and basic information about finding a great bike shop, choosing a bike, read more »

Catching up

A lot of people are already in Las Vegas for the Interbike Dirt Demo. Specialized CEO Mike Sinyard rode his bike to Vegas again, traveling 600+ miles from Morgan Hill with 16 other cyclists. Some people criticize that his mode of travel isn’t that “carbon conscious” because of his sag support, but traveling with two read more »

Santa Cruz PD catch another bike thief

From the Sentinel police blotter for Thursday, January 17 2013: A 35-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after an officer saw him trying to remove a Specialized bike from a bike rack in a parking garage at 2030 North Pacific Ave., said Santa Cruz Deputy Police Chief Steve Clark. The officer saw Adam Michael Brightwell trying read more »

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 »