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Sea Otter Stories: Hans No Way Rey

I’m standing in the shade near the GT Bicycles booth at the 2017 Sea Otter Classic when I turn around and see an old guy performing crazy flatland tricks on a 90s GT Zasker mountain bike with 3 spoke nylon wheels. A beat after he says something in German-accented English, I suddenly realize I’m standing read more »

Hans Larsen rides a bike share bike

Hans Larsen is the director of the city of San Jose Department of Transportation. I saw him on a Bay Area Bike Share bike Friday night, so I chased him down and dragged him to the UBSJ bike photoshoot taking place on 1st at San Carlos. The rest of the photos are kind of amazing. read more »

Hans Rey, Danny MacAskill & Steve Peat

Three generations of trials riders / extreme mountain bikers all in one place! Hans Rey & Steve “Peaty” Peat went to Scotland to spend some time on the trails of the Scottish highlands with trials sensation Danny MacAskill.

If you’re an American and read this blog on Thanskgiving you need to get away from the computer

I’m posting this now before I run out of time: Have a great Thanksgiving, all. Times are comparatively tough for many people. If you’re not one of the million who are newly jobless this year in the United States, you’re faced with the insecurity of not knowing if you’ll be employed in the next few read more »

Hans Monderman

Tom Vanderbilt’s book Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do is like the Freakonomics of cars. Vanderbilt draws material from his book on this Wilson Quarterly essay about “The Traffic Guru,” Dutch traffic engineer Hans Monderman. He gained fame especially among traffic calming enthusiasts for his “shared space” approach to urban street design. Monderman read more »

Faster and farther on the MVMT Carnelian

Taishan Sports manufactures bikes for several second tier bike brands, and they designed and manufactured carbon-fiber bicycles under the Pardus brand for the 2016 Chinese Olympic team. They’re now launching a new, direct-to-consumer brand — MVMT (pronounced “movement”) — for the North American market, launching models for road and mountain enthusiasts on April 15, 2017. read more »