Le 34/28 Archive

DDD 040 – May 07

On May 7th, the Tuesday night crit hosted by Escape Velocity begins it’s 2013 season. This is one of my favourite things about cycling in this city.  Nothing like a beautiful sunny evening to take part in a a well managed crit with a bunch of great people, and it’s an absolute eye bleeder most ... Continue reading

DDD 039 – Leaving (your bike) on a jet plane

Travelling with my bike is always stressful, to the point that in the past I haven’t even taken my favourite bike on some trips.  Might have something to do with that time in Frankfurt I saw a baggage handler pushing bike boxes out of a plane on to the concrete, 30 feet above the tarmac. ... Continue reading

DDD 038 – For the sake of the children!

First of all, I’m of the belief that challenges make ones life better.  I try and apply this to my kids’ (within reason of course) whenever possible.   But this is a bit ridiculous.  As we were riding up a 1% hill, I asked “how does the bike feel? Is the seat too low? Is ... Continue reading

DDD 037 – On aptitude

This book is special to me. It’s written by a really smart man who tackled the value of work in our society.  Specifically, why we inherently value the banker more than the tradesman, and how that is affecting our lives and our kids.  It’s got a bit of academia which certainly validates the author’s claims, ... Continue reading

DDD 036 – This should help on RR

If this fires up just as you’re heading out River Road, crossing No. 7 rd, it will be an enjoyable sprint. If I’m wrong, chew on your stem (term from @nbloom) and push bigger numbers. ... Continue reading