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SXSW is what you make it and we made it about the bike.
The storm dropped ice water from the sky in a hostile squall.
A decade of riding bikes in Austin during SXSW
Towards a better bicycle ecosystem
A version of this article appears in Issue 06 of Bike Hugger Magazine downloadable now on iTunes
In touch with the elements
All the bitches bitching about bitchy bike shops on blogs and Twitter this week, brought me to sharing a story about the industry with you.
bike culture blogged: the magazine
CitiBike only started yesterday, but I tried it out (of course) and can report back:
Don’t worry about safety.
One of Nature’s cruel tricks, is the sky that photographs so well also makes you feel unwell.
That ride was heavy with rain. Got caught out in an unexpected storm that hit with the flair and bravado of a Spanish Inquisition (no one…
In colors muted like a mule with 11 speeds, aero helmets, and disc brakes that sound like a howler monkey.
Like Cheever's Swimmer, who swam across Suburbia pool by pool, soon a cyclist will ride across America in a Gran Fondo relay.
Day one and Austin traffic has already ground to a halt.
Met a brah named Chavez in Sun Valley while Fat Biking and no one knows why he’s called that.
The people running Rapha, a succesful fashion bike brand, previously built Lance at Nike, including the swooshiness of LiveStrong.
Spending a career online, don't follow conspiracy theories much and view them with skepticism.
Lance Armstrong is back in the news in a big way. Here’s something I wrote in 2010 about Lance and the pitfalls of perfectionism.
So there sits Lance at 42, bike-bent back forced upright, all teared up, and voice cracking as he lays wood to bat on Oprah’s softball…
On the roads from Wailea to Lahaina you'll ride in the Trade Winds, like sailors for centuries have done.
He spent $5 and put a $100 into this bike. Bought it at the Salvation Army and spent a few more dollars on the glo-sticks.
It was the most off-camber, hard-right, at-speed corner of a descent ever ridden in my years on the bike.
The Seattle waterfront hasn’t seen this much action and change since the Klondike Gold Rush.
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