Search Results for: Cycling in wildfire smoke

Cycling in wildfire smoke

I participated in the latest issue of The Spokesmen Cycling Podcast (posted last night), where we talked about fires, Interbike, RAGBRAI bike bans, and bike shop service. If you haven’t listened to it yet, you can download the podcast here. My tip at the end of the podcast was “Don’t ride outside in the smoke.” read more »

Bicycling and smoking

It’s pretty bizarre reading forecasts this week and reading “partly smoky.” Here’s the graphic from the National Weather Service forecast for Monterey this weekend. With over 1,000 wildfires burning around the state of California, bike riding is a little bit tough. I’m avoiding long distance riding, but even my short bike commute leaves me choking read more »

Pearl Harbor Day

We have a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place now for the Kickstand Cyclery Virtual Alleycat, but prizes still remain for (1) the random winner, (2) a the best comment and (3) Lanterne Rouge, so you slow cyclists keep going. If you haven’t started yet, begin here. If you’re lost, stuck, or made a wrong turn read more »


Good morning. I used to live in Boulder County, Colorado and often biked up the roads in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near the Fourmile Canyon fire. During an earlier wildfire, a colleague talked me into joining him for a lunch ride. We were a good 20 miles away from the flames, but I read more »