September 12, 2010

the obsolescence dilemma solved with philosophy

With only so many bike hooks on your living room ceiling, and only so many riding hours in a lifetime, prudence suggests that we cycling nuts  collect only classics, and not indiscriminately hoard those other kinds […]
May 20, 2010

The unplanned career plan

My career is turning out like scrambled eggs that looked for 10 years more like an omelet, that I’m now slicing up for fried rice. Along the way I’ve been throwing in turmeric, apples, and all […]
May 5, 2010

mud guards and clean bikes

Did you all know mud guards save you from cleaning your bike after every ride in the rain? I didn’t! I had my first rainy ride home from work on the new bike last Friday night, […]
April 18, 2010

Reader of the Week: Hamish

Some time during the interwar period, from what I can gather, yet another estate was squandered by one of those overindulged heirs—we’ve all known a few. The sod’s fine-boned daughter would become Hamish’s grandmother, and instill […]
April 2, 2010

Get the look: “Grown Ups” from when you were a kid

    This week in Get The Look, I show you how to look the way grown ups did when you were a kid. I’m taken back to the late seventies when the imposition of random […]