Author Archives: Heather Higgins

Heather Higgins

Switched on and ready to ride.

The Underdogs of Tour de Faso

Christoph Herby of Quiet Griot shares a new post on’s “Cycling in Benin” blog about Benin’s National Team and the Tour de Faso. Herby begins: “It was a long, bumpy road to Ouagadougou, Africa’s best-named capital and ground zero for the Tour de Faso. We loaded into the rickety minivan that’s transported the Benin read more »

Cycling in Benin: Donation Drive for Benin National Team

Our favorite former pro racer turned Peace Corps Volunteer and blogger, Christoph Herby, has stirred up tremendous interest in supporting the Benin National Team with his recent “Cycling in Benin” posts. His most recent post is “Dreaming of the Champs Elysées.”

Cycling in Benin

Christoph Herby, former pro racer with the Snow Valley and Rite Aid teams turned photographer and Peace Corps Volunteer, has launched a blog, Cycling in Benin.

2010 NAHBS Interview: John Fabel of Sylvan Cycles

John Fabel of Sylvan Cycles talked with Heather Higgins at the 2010 North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

2010 NAHBS Interview: Ted Wojcik of Ted Wojcik Custom Bicycles

Ted Wojcik of Ted Wojcik Custom Bicycles talked with Heather Higgins on the first day of the 2010 Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle Show about two of the bikes he brought to the show.

NAHBS Inspiration

This morning before the masses descended upon the Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle Show, I caught up with several inspiring and inspired frame designers / builders cum change agents. I’ll post the interviews as soon as I can get them transcribed, likely this evening. Ed Ip is already working on a photo dump. For now, read more »