Archive for January, 2010

Velo Jones’s Diary: Dawn Patrol – the View is Always the Same

Items in an aspiring skinny guy’s fitness toolbox; cycling jerseys, training books, foul weather riding gear…and a loud alarm clock (paired with an understanding spouse). I’m not sure if any of you read last week’s rant - you know, the hellfire and brimstone one about leaving about 25lbs of cellulite baggage behind (no pun intended), but [...]

Dawn Patrol – the view is always the same

Items in an aspiring skinny guy’s fitness toolbox; cycling jerseys, training books, foul weather riding gear…and a loud alarm clock (paired with an understanding spouse). I’m not sure if any of you read last week’s rant - you know, the hellfire and brimstone one about leaving about 25lbs of cellulite baggage behind (no pun intended), but [...]

I am the Nina. The Pinta…

…THE SANTA. MARIA! (Caution -  The easily offended should veer off HERE.) That one line from that one song has always had a crazy effect – it’s like someone stomped on in to my personal mental cave and started poking the ill-tempered bear that lives there. Belligerently. Willfully. Gleefully. Infuriatingly. Waking it up from it’s slumber and prodding [...]

I am the Nina. The Pinta…

…THE SANTA. MARIA! (Caution -  The easily offended should veer off HERE.) That one line from that one song has always had a crazy effect – it’s like someone stomped on in to my personal mental cave and started poking the ill-tempered bear that lives there. Belligerently. Willfully. Gleefully. Infuriatingly. Waking it up from it’s slumber and prodding [...]

One Bike to Rule Them All: Bike Lust. Of the MTB Strain.

Our friends over on the “Singletrack” Facebook fan page posted a question the other day that seemed to catch people’s interest. The answers are funny, emlightening and most of all, spread across the entire spectrum of possibility. With their generous permission we’re going to re-post all the responses here. Enjoy. Singletrack: If you could pick [...]