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My winter cycling cred

I’ve been a year round utility cyclist since the 1980s. Whilst living in Illinois and Colorado, that meant cycling to work in occasionally extreme weather. You just deal with it. Six years in California, however, has softened me.

Specialized Globe Source Eleven

Specialized now sells the ‘multitasking’ Source Eleven for commuting and touring.

Heat acclimatization

You can bike in hot weather if you take it slow and easy. While parts of the U.S. Midwest and South have suffered high temperatures for several weeks now, cyclists in my part of northern California finally get to experience temperatures in the 90s as summer begins this week. Summer 2012 Update: Heat acclimation tips read more »

Friday roundup

Happy Friday, all! Rain and cool weather have arrived in Santa Cruz and the San Francisco Bay Area. By March or so I’ll be sick of it, but for now it’s a refreshing change as I ride my bike on wet roads.

Monday bike news

Happy Monday. I hope you’re enjoying the weather as much as I am today. I suppose I shouldn’t complain about the much cooler than normal temperatures in California; at least we’re not under threat from hail and tornadoes!

Stuff I like: Bike clothing

While I love the trend to wear normal, everyday clothing while cycling, I often ride longer distances on the road and go for functional bike apparel. If the cyclist in your life can also appreciate bike specific clothes, here’s are the threads I’ve used and liked this year. I absolutely love love love my Chrome read more »