Monthly Archives: August 2009

Me / Family: 1, Virus: 3

Well, the Dark Side Ride was a no-go for me. My boys got viruses this week (their eyes erupted into pink-eye… both eyes… on both of them), which I wound up contracting (strep-like symptoms for me) Thurs Night / Friday … Continue reading

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KS > MO Dark Side Ride? I’m so there…

Guess what popped up on my reader list today, or maybe yesterday (courtesy of KC Bike Commuting)? A group ride I can actually make it to! 9p-12midnight. I may even “man up” and ride to the 8 miles to the … Continue reading

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Rain: 0, Me: 2 – Woo Hoo!

So, I was dense enough NOT to check the weather before I headed out yesterday. The sun was still down, so I didn’t notice how thick the clouds were. About 1/4 of the way to the office I thought “Hm, … Continue reading

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Door Zone Video – Holy Crap!

I suspect that anyone reading this has already seen this video posted on a number of other blogs. However, if you haven’t, it’s worth passing on / clicking through. Door Zone – A Real Eye-Opener!

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Collegiate Ride Impressions

So, I got around to actually riding the Collegiate more than just around the block. I rode it about 3 miles round trip to the coffee shop and back. Here are my impressions: 1) Wheels are horribly out of true … Continue reading

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3 Things Made Me Happy (in the last 24 hours)

Twice on my commute yesterday, I tripped the optical sensors at fairly major intersections by myself. Now, I’m not slight, but I’m no clydesdale either. So, it’s always fun when I can cast a big enough shadow, or whatever they’re … Continue reading

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Kansas Chic? Nah…

In an attempt to cheer up a friend, who recently despaired of the lack of chic in NYC cyclists, here are some pics from my ride to work this morning. Though it is all performance fabrics, it’s at least suitable … Continue reading

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