Omerta (A-Z Day 15)

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Bike | One Comment
Omerta (A-Z Day 15)

I finished reading The Secret Race by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle. It’s an intriguing, engulfing book. I think every cyclist should read it, here are few reasons why:

Narrow (A-Z Day 14)

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 in Bike, FridayHaiku | No Comments
Narrow (A-Z Day 14)

A-Z Day 14 Narrow  Singletrack is wide? No. Not at all. It’s not wide. One-track is narrow.

Mountains (A-Z Day 13)

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012 in Outdoor | One Comment
Mountains (A-Z Day 13)

A-z Day 13 Mountains When in doubt, look up. Go up. To the mountains. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.” wrote John Muir. Robert McFarlane said “Mountains seem to answer an increasing imaginative need in the West. More and more people are discovering a desire for them, and a powerful solace in them.” […]

Linkless (A-Z Day 12)

Posted by on Sep 5, 2012 in Outdoor | 2 Comments
Linkless (A-Z Day 12)

A-Z Day 12 Linkless I recently had a dream. It went something like this: I heard a honk. And then another. I walked down the stairs, still in my pajamas, and peered out of the window. In front of my house was a shuttle bus. It was empty, save for the driver. He honked again, impatiently. I […]

Kilojoules (A-Z Day 11)

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in Bike, Gear | 2 Comments
Kilojoules (A-Z Day 11)

I’ve spent the better part of 2012 trying to understand how to train effectively with a power meter. In school, I was never any good in math, physics, or anything else remotely scientific*. And so, the learning curve has been steep. I’ve been going slowly (on and off the bike), trying to grasp the different concepts and ideas behind power training. What have I learned so far?

Jens (A-Z Day 10)

Posted by on Aug 31, 2012 in Bike, FridayHaiku | No Comments
Jens (A-Z Day 10)

It’s another Friday Haiku!

Iamatology (A-Z Day 9)

Posted by on Aug 30, 2012 in Bike | No Comments
Iamatology (A-Z Day 9)

Cycling isn’t ugly. Cycling is going to save the world.

Hagiography (A-Z Day 8)

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Bike | 3 Comments
Hagiography (A-Z Day 8)

All the good Armstrong has done has been facilitated and funded by his 7 Tour victories. All the money he has earned as a celebrity-spokesman and high-dollar speaker originated in Paris. Every yellow wristband sold, and every dollar donated to Livestrong is French.

Gratitude (A-Z Day 7)

Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in Bike | No Comments
Gratitude (A-Z Day 7)

Embrace the ordinary, and turn it into the extraordinary. Ride your bike. Explore. Ascend. And be grateful.

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