Soapbox

Soapbox

By Lukas Brinkerhoff I pick up my front wheel with some force as the basket…

Fork Job

Fork Job

By Katy Andrews “Hi Kates, it’s Dad. I found a great deal on a RockShox.…

Big Rides

Big Rides

By Lukas Brinkerhoff I take a quick look down at the Garmin attached to my…

I’m 27. I promise.

I’m 27. I promise.

It’s sometime after 8 pm on a Saturday night. There are four of us slowly and almost begrudgingly getting the bikes ready.…

The Vagabound Life

The Vagabound Life

The hardest manmade boundaries to cross are the internal ones. The ones that we set for ourselves. How hard can you pedal? How long are you willing to suffer to see what is beyond the next corner or across the next road?…

Retirement and Cycling

Retirement and Cycling

For a number of years I have been making a bucket list of bike tours and some backpacking trips for the time after my retirement. Juggling when I retire for financial security for my family, yet being young and healthy enough for my planned excursions that will last upwards of 6 months has not been easy.…

An Ode to Coasting

An Ode to Coasting

I learned to ride a bike on one that was a bit too big for me. My dad picked it up at a yard sale somewhere and put some training wheels on it so I could ride. I couldn’t touch the ground and pedaling was a bit of a stretch.…

How Racing Bikes Taught Me About Everyday Life

How Racing Bikes Taught Me About Everyday Life

Before I began racing bicycles, I would think to myself: “Oh that (fill in the blank) appears to be impossible. While racing, I have pushed myself both mentally and physically to places I didn’t think were possible, yet I did it anyway!…