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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

Cycle Therapy — Chasing Fall w/The Grubers on Bikes

I arrived in the middle of the night, wrestled my bags into a hotel room fell asleep too late, and woke up even later. In a frenzy, I built my bike someplace between the bathroom and that silly half-desk that you never really use…

November 5, 2015

Legs Do the Talking :: The Rapha Northeast Prestige

“Let your legs do the talking.” That was what we had agreed upon in Vermont. And when our legs couldn’t talk, we’d say a few words to let everyone else know that you were doing some coaxing but the bottom line was no fucks given. Let’s…

September 7, 2015

Into the Mountains

"I'm losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news." John Muir He had taken the words right…

January 28, 2015

West Maui Loop

There is just something about seeing the world on two wheels. It’s sensory, not just visual. Or, maybe it is just whiling away time, in an uber-sensory way. And, it’s free. In every way of the word. This sort of free, uber-sensory whiling was just…

December 14, 2014

Climbing Mt. Evans by Bicycle

It’s true that a ride is a ride, and that any ride is better than no ride at all. But, if you ride, you know that there are rides, and then there are Rides. In the weeks that I’ve been able to keep my…

June 22, 2014

The Strade Bianchi

We arrived at our hotel tonight just before the aperitivo hour, as the sun was starting to lay low in the sky, children started kicking about the soccer ball, and the nonni began their passagiatti. We tidied up our days work — greased bicycle…

September 3, 2013

Eight Days in Nicaragua

Something happens to you, mentally, when your feet touch the ground in the Third World. Your senses are heightened – even just a bit – and your actions are that much more purposeful. If you’re a Westerner, you’ll likely become painfully aware of the…

January 6, 2012

48 Hours in New York City

Oh urban jungle, these we “smaller city mice” love/hate you. (Or is it hate/love?) The dirt and grind of the city, the noise and constant flow of people wandering aimlessly and yet with urgent purpose through the streets jostling each other as they make…

November 20, 2011