In just a few days I'll be making the trek from NZ to Freidrichshaffen, Germany for the EuroBike trade show. Trade shows are exhausting, but exciting!┬áThis will be my fourth major international trade show in the last year. I've been fortunate enough to see the future of bikes, and am happy to be involved :)... Continue Reading →


This past weekend Seamus Powell and Cassie Smith became USA National Champions (again)! As a coach, I know my athletes are happy, which makes me happy! I am also so proud of them! Cassie was the fastest woman in her category (Cat 1. Women 45-49), but also THE FASTEST CAT 1 FEMALE OVER ALL! This... Continue Reading →

Get fit by biking to work

I started commuting to work by bike 3 years and 4 months ago. It felt a bit funny at first, but now I wouldn't have it any other way. As I bike in every day, I'm amazed at the number of people still driving. Don't they know how good it feels to ride in!?!? I... Continue Reading →

How to have the coolest fixed gear for commuting

Back in 2005-2010 I was training really hard. We'd regularly do 20-hour weeks of cycling in the nasty conditions of the Pennsylvania winter roads, which meant many many kilometers in bike-wrecking, ice-melting road chemicals. Only the true crazies were the ones riding their nice bikes in those conditions, however, my squad on our fixed gear... Continue Reading →

Anthem Advanced 27.5 1 Review

Bikes are a big investment and a major commitment. I mean, you pick one, then you're stuck with it--it has to be the right one. It has to ride well, be just the right weight, look cool, and do everything you ask it to. I used to blog a lot, and year after year my... Continue Reading →

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