BALANCING ACT.

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How to get the kids rolling. Training wheels are a thing of the past. The new thinking in getting kids comfortable on bikes is to get them started on a pedal- and drivetrain-free balance bike to help learn the basics. Kids sit low enough and learn to balance and steer with both feet on the […]




A MIDSUMMER CYCLIST’S DREAM?

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  If a friend invites you to a Solstice Ride this week, be very careful what you wear. It sounds like a wonderful idea to celebrate the longest day of the year with a group ride, but in some places, a Solstice Ride has a particular dress code: none. Most famous of these celebrations, the […]




THE BICYCLE DRESSMAKER.

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Here’s another custom builder, but one who uses textiles rather than tungsten. Katharine Andrews has an eye for design, a passion for bicycles, a mastery of pattern making and sewing and may change the way you think about clothing. I discovered her custom clothing label, Telaio, at Hub and Bespoke in Seattle a couple of […]




WHERE’S GEORGENA?

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As a matter of fact, she’s just launched a wonderful new website for her custom bike building business: georgenaterry.com. Georgena started Terry Bicycles some 30+ years ago, building bikes by hand and building a company dedicated to female cyclists, along the way. At first, her basement was her workshop until the demand for her women-specific […]




SHOP IT LIKE IT’S HOT.

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  Ends Sunday at midnight. Save 30-50% on a select group of cycling and activewear bottoms. Lots of lengths, features and fits, just in time for the events of summer. Don’t miss these… Highest Rated Touring Short/Short   Optically Patterned Velo Short from Craft     Longer Length & Lightweight Navaeh from Zoic     […]




POETRY IN MOTION.

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When I think about my mother  I don’t necessarily think about bikes. But I think about beach days and learning to fly kites. I think about how hard she worked  to raise a family in the States and how she managed to get all six of us on the ice in our hockey skates. She […]