Random Bicycle QuoteFor city bicycling to catch on we need a revolution in our society's infrastructure. Right now a city rider needs to be a road warrior, and the bike needs to be cheap and ugly so it won't get stolen. That's not a bike friendly culture.- Gary Fisher, founder and CEO of Fisher Bicycles Riding
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Tag Archives: 2012
Two videos for your viewing pleasure today. A nice short one if you are at work and just need a minute of biking video to get you through the day. Now THAT is a big ring! If you are ready … Continue reading
There were loads and loads of terrific stories last year. Making a choice of one was very difficult. I had prepared a long summary of all of them, but it got a bit out of hand, so I have edited … Continue reading
Day 1 – We Gorged Ourselves on Gorge Road After a night of tossing and turning, the alarm chimed just as I fell into a deep sleep. Oh for the love of Merckx! I climbed out of my compression tights … Continue reading
The final Grand Tour of 2012 kicks off tonight in Pamplona with a Team Time Trial that looks like a courier run through the city. Check out the preview over at Inrng.com. Jane Aubrey has a terrific piece at cyclingnews.com … Continue reading
Earlier this year I posted a list of my goals for 2012. Amongst them were these 2. #1 : As I have done the last 2 years, I have a goal of 6000kms for the year. Not the most difficult … Continue reading
This may come as a shock to some people, but I genuinely feel for Mark Cavendish. He put aside aspirations of a Tour de France green jersey to help Sky team mate Brad Wiggins win the coveted maillot juane. Who … Continue reading
As I listened to the rain falling into the gutters this morning, meaning I missed my planned ride, I started to put my highlights and lowlights of this years Tour de France together in my head. For such a dull … Continue reading
The theory is that he didn’t take enough time out of Wiggins in the first uphill finish. Well there are a hell of a lot more climbs to go. Another theory is that he lost time in the prologue, and … Continue reading
Another quick comparison between this years stats and the same time last year.