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Eating + Drinking + Riding in Austin

I’m literally exhausted from the most amazing, overwhelming, inspiring and delicious week in Austin. I traveled down to SXSW to spent time cooking, riding and exploring with the good people of SRAM on their Open The Road tour, and let me tell you, even…

March 17, 2017

Eating in Los Angeles

A few of my favorite places to eat + enjoy healthy, creative cuisine in Los Angeles. …

February 21, 2017

ChefsCycle :: Powerful Pedal Strokes for Change

images courtesy of Davey Wilson The work of a chef is not for the faint of heart. The hours are long, the conditions sometimes uncomfortable; we typically work in very warm spaces, very cold spaces, we stand all day tasting, tasting, tasting. We hunch,…

July 15, 2016

Pictures + Places : Cape Town

Between the lines, behind the bikes, Cape Town is vibrant, complex, beautiful, wild, challenged and charmed and it shifted my perspective on where I am in the world…

June 9, 2016

Cape Epic :: The Power of Bicycles

Last night – as the sun was setting, illuminating the mountains – we kicked up dust with bicycle wheels, riding through the streets of the Kayamandi township; Bud and I were on bikes that we borrowed (a rarity for us,) and between us was our…

March 11, 2016

Cape Epic :: The Unknowns of Being Epic Everyday

Overwhelmed, relieved, frightened, nervous, excited, elated. These are all the adjectives I’m pretty sure I jammed into my announcements as I stood up on a dust-covered work bench to speak to the some 200 folks gathered on the shop floor beneath me. It felt like everyone…

February 22, 2016

Braver Than the Elements

There was just barely a sliver of orange-y pink on the horizon as I pedaled out this morning. The streetlights were glimmering, crystals of untouched snow were twinkling in glow of my headlight. I realized, as I tucked my nose into my gaiter, that…

December 21, 2015