Into the Wind

Into the Wind

A while back, I wanted to get in 25-30 miles on my bike. So, since the temperature was only in the 40’s, I put a hoodie on under my jacket, pulled on my winter gloves, and headed out into the countryside. I forgot to do one thing, though. I forgot to check the wind...
Gadgets

Gadgets

Bike gadgets are great, aren’t they? When I was a kid, my bike gadgets consisted of only two things: 1) a light (either battery powered or the kind with a small generator that rubbed against your tire), and 2) a playing card clothes-pinned to the fork that made a cool...
Slow Leak

Slow Leak

One morning, few weeks ago, I hopped on my bike for a 15-20 mile ride in the countryside near my home. It was a beautiful day, but before I’d gone even five miles I found myself feeling a bit sluggish, like I just didn’t have the energy with which I’d started out. I...