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February 27, 2017

How long have you lived in Denton?

Just about my entire life. I was born at the old Flow hospital and live in "idiot's hill" here in Denton.

How many bikes do you own?

Three that work, about eight that don't

Do you have a favorite tool?

I use a wrench force cassette lockrin...

February 25, 2017

We do not have the same winter season in North Texas that most do. We do not get (much) snow. We don't have picturesque greeting card scenes. We have cold rain alternating with warm sunny days. Very rarely will we get a cold snap that ices our roads for a few days. Not...

February 23, 2017

The following scenario and series of questions is for learning purposes only. There is no answer key because the point is to ask more questions, debate, discuss, think critically and learn.

You are undergeared in a sprint.

1. Would you consider shifting even though the s...

February 23, 2017

Keep the communication open. Sometimes this can be treated like a mantra just for marriages or sports teams. But it can be immediately important on group bike rides because it can keep us safe from cars at intersections and minimize confusion that could lead to a bike...

February 20, 2017

How long have you lived in Denton?

12 years

How many bikes do you own?

Hard to put an exact number to it. Bike is kind of a subjective term. Do frames count? Do they need wheels? How “built” does a “bike” have to be?

Do you have a favorite tool?

My park tool multi-allen set...

February 16, 2017

Let's assume we all agree that when exercising you need a plan. So, when exercising on a bike, you need to leave the house for a ride with a goal in mind. Not just a general goal, like I want to lose weight or I want to get into shape. But a specific goal that you can...

February 8, 2017

There are a lot of ways to tell the story of your bike ride. It can be interesting to explore the different possible perspectives with friends after a ride. Here are a few examples to get you started...

On the ride (before the climb):

“A hill. Not so big. My legs feel gr...

February 1, 2017

The following scenario and series of questions is for learning purposes only. There is no answer key because the point is to ask more questions, debate, discuss, think critically and learn.

You are chasing one rider, who is in sight, and it's only the two of you left in...

February 1, 2017

The following scenario and series of questions is for learning purposes only. There is no answer key because the point is to ask more questions, debate, discuss, think critically and learn.

You are off the front of the pack.

1. How do you know it's late enough in the rac...

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