5 things you didn’t know about our cycling community Is there a doctrine, a standard, a secret handshake? Is there a place where all cyclists meet, or a holiday that all cyclists observe?… Continue reading
MITEY MISS – Would you hire this writer? A cyclist’s checklist for pounding the pavement.
Can we share an Oprah moment? I ask because a hefty issue of O Magazine kept me company on a recent bike trip in September and one of its topics kept bouncing around… Continue reading
A typical cyclist muses on a typical day “You cyclists,” spat a driver as I caught up to his beat-up hatchback at a red light, “You ride around like you own the streets,… Continue reading
COLUMN – Life on the edge (of traffic) has its pros and cons. Is it healthier inside a car or outside it?
Published in the November/December 2009 issue of Momentum: the magazine for self-propelled people. Do bicycles change the way we communicate? I was really looking forward to my dental appointment – the adjustment to… Continue reading
[Published in the September/October 2009 issue of Momentum: the magazine for self-propelled people.] Bicycle traveler’s new book describes experiences, not logistics “I am not an avid cyclist,” admits Willie Weir in his new… Continue reading
Published in the Spring 2009 issue of Vancouver Review, a nationally distributed quarterly magazine that focuses on ideas, culture and arts from Canada’s West Coast. A collaboration with Museum of Vancouver‘s June –… Continue reading
Face, meet the world of the food and beverage hostess “What you need,” Christopher murmured, peering into my face, “is a silicone primer.” Oddly, he wasn’t talking about bike frames. I had run… Continue reading
Now on film: the bikes, parties and people that made mountain bike history It’s not something you should watch by yourself, Klunkerz. The independently written and produced DVD by fat-tire aficionado Billy Savage… Continue reading
Being on a train is like riding a bicycle: it’s slow, social, historic, and rebellious What is it about trains? And what was it about a train journey into western Canada that yanked… Continue reading