Euro weather is rainy weather, and a casting call

Bike Snob NYC is coming to San Francisco which film making comic genius Robin Moore (“It’s All About Performance”, “Get Dirty”, “Le Velo”) has selected as his American stand-in for the Netherlands. The video is a trailer for his third book, A Bike Snob Abroad: Strange Customs, Incredible Fiets, and the Quest for Cycling Paradise, … Continue reading Euro weather is rainy weather, and a casting call

Don’t ask if it’s a hard job

I hear the voice of experience in this Craigslist posting for a bicycle rickshaw job in Denver, Colorado: “Please don’t email me to ask if this is a difficult job. I will reiterate– you are lugging hundreds of pounds of human being around a city in the back of your giant adult tricycle. Also, please … Continue reading Don’t ask if it’s a hard job

Bib Review: Performance Ultra II

THE HISTORY When I got back on the bike in 2004 (health issues, another post, another time), it became necessary to do it in a way that would not take too much of a toll on my not-20something-anymore body. Clipless pedals/shoes, a bike that was not on the verge of falling apart, and something that … Continue reading Bib Review: Performance Ultra II