Archive for November, 2010

Pressing Pause

As I wrote way back in October, I’ve carefully cultivated a “that guy” image. Cycling T-shirts, cycling socks … multiple drawers of kit with far too many coordination options. Yep, I’m that guy — at least around VeloGear Headquarters. But when we (we being my wife and son) jump into the car (it’s an absolutely god-awful [...]

Pressing Pause

As I wrote way back in October, I’ve carefully cultivated a “that guy” image. Cycling T-shirts, cycling socks … multiple drawers of kit with far too many coordination options. Yep, I’m that guy — at least around VeloGear Headquarters. But when we (we being my wife and son) jump into the car (it’s an absolutely [...]

Lighting A Fire

Want to be fast next year? Better start now. Conventional wisdom – and actual experts – says a base of long, steady miles in the winter will lead to a perfect launch pad of fitness in the spring. And then you can do all of your sprinty, high-end intervals, sharpen the sword and crush your [...]

Lighting a Fire

Want to be fast next year? Better start now. Conventional wisdom – and actual experts – says a base of long, steady miles in the winter will lead to a perfect launch pad of fitness in the spring. And then you can do all of your sprinty, high-end intervals, sharpen the sword and crush your [...]

The Loop

If your childhood was anything like mine – and mine was pretty average – your first taste of freedom came on a bicycle. But it probably also came with a side order of boundaries. As in, “you have to turn around at this driveway or this crack or before this corner.” Even with those restrictions, [...]

The Loop

If your childhood was anything like mine – and mine was pretty average – your first taste of freedom came on a bicycle. But it probably also came with a side order of boundaries. As in, “you have to turn around at this driveway or this crack or before this corner.” Even with those restrictions, [...]

It’s Inevitable

It was 33 degrees at VeloGear Headquarters on Tuesday morning. Depending upon what time of year it is, 33 degrees is either pretty cold or pretty warm. With the freakish fall we’ve had – I swear it’s been between 65 and 80 and sunny every day for the last six weeks – Tuesday’s 33 degrees [...]

It’s Invevitable

It was 33 degrees at VeloGear Headquarters on Tuesday morning. Depending upon what time of year it is, 33 degrees is either pretty cold or pretty warm. With the freakish fall we’ve had – I swear it’s been between 65 and 80 and sunny every day for the last six weeks – Tuesday’s 33 degrees [...]