April 5, 2017

I've been using a new system for evaluating rides. It's called DERPS. That's an acronym (duh). Each letter stands for an aspect of the ride that you rank on a scale of 1-20. 

D ifficulty - how hard was the ride, course, weather, etc.?

E ffort - how much did you push your...

March 28, 2017

1. You need 7 pins. Start on the corners at the top of your pockets. Don't put a pin on the "tailing-side" of your number, so you don't catch wind. 

2. Stick the pins through the number, then the jersey, then back through the number. Don't use the holes! Those are for r...

March 20, 2017

This is not a prescription telling you how to ride. It's a description of my personal experience of, and thought process about, a specific left turn that I make on a bicycle, every day on my way to work. The setting is me going east on Panhandle towards Carroll, turnin...

January 16, 2017

I am going to say this as concisely as I can: road bikes are not just for racers. There is a commonly shared misconception among bicycle shoppers and would be cyclists that if the tires are narrow and the bars are curled down, it must not be for them. Those bikes must...

October 24, 2016

Pop Quiz: what time of day do you think is the most common for accidents involving bicycles? If you answered night time you are incorrect. Many more accidents happen during the day time than at night. 

Hopefully cyclists know the turning hand signals, but drivers may no...

August 24, 2016

Searching far and wide for a parking spot on a college campus is a problem for college students every year.  College classes are about to start back up for around 700,000 students in Texas. For students at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) the University of North Texas (U...

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