Passion is contagious. You see it in so many ways, as excitement over one thing or another leads people to share their joy with others. Bicycling is no exception. Those of us who look at bicycling as more than a kid’s endeavor, and more than a sport for super athletes, want to tell everybody about [...]
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A few months back, I got a question from a fellow by the name of Sean about where I source my stickers and patches. He told me he was starting up an urban farming collective in the Seattle area. What’s more, he said they were going to be bike powered! Being the highly trained investigative [...]
Many of us have engorged ourselves on the trimmings of the season and the year is finally at an end. 2009 kind of stuck it to a lot of people, many close to me, so I can’t say I’m sad to see it go. 2010 marks a new beginning for a lot of things, including [...]
I’m back from vacation, all inspired and proud of the 14 new curse words I learned in Japanese, thanks to a friend from Japan. That’s one gruff language! Take that, cabrones! But I’ll keep this G-rated, so as not to offend the toddlers out there. So: ZPG sponsored an alleycat in Sioux Falls a few [...]
That’s me! That’s me! I’ve written an awesome interview with Evan P. Schneider, the awesome editor of the awesome “Boneshaker: A Bicycling Almanac.” Buy a copy now and save it for your great grandkids! Send it to me for a real live autograph! Or just read it, cause it’s great. Here’s another teaser (without the [...]
The Bicycle Film Festival is always awesome, but I was really excited about it this year. A week before the event, an email from Brendt, the big papa of the BFF, mentioned that, to kick off the festival, Blonde Redhead would be playing at the Independent. Sweet! A little NYC goodness in SF! The email [...]
Attention Bikers: Ride your bike to the brothel in Berlin and get 7% off all kinds of sex acts! I know, I know, I too I was under the impression that the demand for sex (and alcohol) was inelastic. Apparently some idiot/genius named Thomas Goetz, who probably didn’t go to a liberal arts college and [...]
I was hit by a car at 8:20 this evening on the 3300 block of Powell St., in Emeryville. I’m OK. No, I’m not OK. I’m not hurt — just scrapes and bruises — but I feel like I want to simultaneously cry and scream and vomit and shit myself. It was a white truck [...]
For all you excellent drivers out there, a little awareness test.
a bike, some snow, and bunch of cheapass beer. what more is there?