Search Results for: Cycling addiction

I’m like that crackhead fat guy with a drinking problem

Looking at this beauty gives me a thrill. Can you hear the deafening cognitive dissonance clanging in my head?

Alternate transportation: Santa Cruz to Sea Otter

I’m once again looking at my car-free transportation choices for traveling to the Sea Otter Festival at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey. The audio in this is lousy, but in this video from 2009 Sea Otter, Gary Fisher tells my buddy Erik how Sea Otter at Laguna Seca is a monument to our auto addiction. read more »

$1400 per year in medical expenses for the obese

New research shows medical spending averages $1,400 more a year for an obese person than for someone who’s normal weight. The higher expense reflects the costs of treating diabetes, heart disease and other ailments far more common for the overweight. “Unless you address obesity, you’re never going to address rising health-care costs.” More in the read more »

TGIF

TONIGHT IN SAN JOSE: Track racing at Hellyer Velodrome and the “No Pants Ride” with San Jose Bike Party. If watch the racing at Hellyer tonight you can snag free food and drink courtesy of Concept Cyclery in Morgan Hill. Fun times in my little town last night — right before the evening rush hour read more »

Bicycles in the news

Bicycles in the news from Los Angeles, Bangalore, East Sussex, Rawalpindi, Edinburgh, Cardiff, London and Gary, Indiana. Click through for the stories. British Conservative Party MP Boris Johnson, who is known for his outlandish persona and love of cycling for transportation, is running for Mayor of London and pushes cycling in his platform. He has read more »

Bicycle links

A busy day for me so I’ll post a handful of links for you all: That’s Agyness Deyn on a bicycle. I think she was featured in Teen Vogue magazine in their green issue, or something like that. Does anybody know the details? Velorution in London has some nifty stylish leather ankle straps. European cities read more »