Boulder — The plan: climb 2500 feet on pavement for the privilege of climbing 1500 on dirt. Now turn around and climb 1000 more home. On a singlespeed. How hard could it be? [27:00] I’m out of the saddle, I have been for some time. Most of the 5 miles up Flagstaff will keep me standing. After mile 3 there’ll be no sitting until the summit. The trick is self-hypnosis. With movement and breathe you can for...
Boulder — Start early. Go slow. Bring layers. Expect change: in the weather, the terrain, yourself. Try new positions. Develop a rhythm. Talk to yourself. Hydrate. When the going’s easy, go a little eas...
Boulder — Or an average of 1.55 hours / day on the bike since moving west. Hill climbs, group rides, lunch rides, dirt rides, recovery rides, mountain pass descents in stinging rain, aimless wiggles down farm ...
Milton keynes — This was a pretty excellent ride, despite the cold weather. It’s a route I know well, so I just followed my nose. Very little traffic - in fact just the odd car, a few walkers, and one or two other c...
Breaking memories, breaking windows
I'll miss these two
Which way now?
Hills like sleeping dogs
Some don't make it back.
Today I got lost in a wood.
The Super Walker
The Cycling Republic of Yorkshire
It has felt absurd every time I've said it, The Tour de France is coming through my village.
7 weeks & 1000 miles
Being Mortal in the Mountains
Climbing Arima Dam (有間ダム): A Moment of Respite (img credit: Gueorgui)
I would love to chat on bike rides as the sun goes down at 9pm, ride relaxed instead of rushed...
Lime juice, kopi c ... Towards the end of a bike ride on Singapore's roads and nascent bike paths.
Up and at 'em.
Route 51 and Campbell Park symmetry
First ride into the city this year
Steel steed, acquired. Looking forward to gaining a two-wheeled perspective on this city.
LA River riding
Saturday morning traffic moving alongside Virgil Avenue bike lanes. #bikeLA
The view from Nash.
Sunday morning ride, with added frost.
Just testing and story telling my daily life : moving (boxes), cycling and skateboarding.
The first really crisp morning of Autumn. Visible breath and dazzling sunshine.
Amsterdam: once a while you'll arrive late at your work because a boat crosses your road