It's time to get pumped for summer — the hot endless tennis games, running through the dense wood on trails, possibly basketball in the park on a dusty court, but mostly I would recommend to save your big game for party time. Here are a few things from my collection to get your party zone started.Read More
On an overcast day in Portland, Oregon the Alpenrose Velodrome was packed to the gills with track racers. Now, wait, that doesn't sound right, or true. Well, let's just say that there were some track racers out there on a Saturday afternoon and there happened to be some cloud cover as well.Read More
"He's going to be one to watch."
"Who?" I say, genuinely interested. Because that is how I am whenever Tim Johnson is telling me something, anything.
"That guy, over there, with the baseball cap." Tim points across the room to a group of skinny, awkward looking young men. Boys really at this point. Bike racers — to say it another way.Read More
This week we take a moment to catch up with our friend Brian Vernor. To say that we have been all over the place with Brian is a bit of an understatement - mainly because we are about to be all over the place with him. He has been spotted shooting muddy cyclocross photos on the sunny shores of Gloucester, Massachusetts, written and shot about riding specially built bicycles on broken down railroads. He has been to Patagonia with a mountain bike team (that was Brian right?) and shot his fair share of traditional catalogs for companies like Blackburn, Giant and Easton. That is just a statement about some of the work that he has done, besides that he's a fantastically strong rider, lover of knobby tire exploits and (and this is the key) always up for a bit of an adventure.Read More
Ugh, the state of magazines out there is terrible. Terrible in the sense that there are too many good ones and I want all of them. Terrible in the sense that I am never able to get through all the new ones, they just pile up along our mantle like so many ancient christmas stockings. Well, maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration, but they do pile up and I do want to read them all. Here are a few that have stood out from the pack lately.Read More