Halloween Race Costume Ideas Oct16

Halloween Race Costu...

It’s just a week and a half until the Cross Crusade Halloween Race in Astoria, and our reader (singular) is interested in costume ideas. As an avowed nudist who considers “pants” and “shoes” part of a “costume” that “the man” makes me wear every day, I’m not sure that...

Make Me a Cyclocross Champion: Training Diary Part 2 Oct10

Make Me a Cyclocross...

Preface: This is Part Two of a Two Part Training Journal that Cait and Dawn are working on for their own zine. This was borrowed – Ok, fine… it was STOLEN – with their permission. I wanted to call it She Said/She Said, but Cait made fun of me. You should buy it when it comes out. Printed on real paper....

Make Me a Cyclocross Champion: Training Diary Part 1 Oct09

Make Me a Cyclocross...

Preface: This is Part One of a Two Part Training Journal that Cait and Dawn are working on for their own zine. This was borrowed – Ok, fine… it was STOLEN – with their permission. I wanted to call it “She Said/She Said”, but Cait made fun of me. You should buy it when it comes out. Printed on real...

Fuck it, Dude. Let&#...

As one of the few online Bicycling and Economics Magazines out there, we feel a degree of responsibility to educate the common (ie: dumb) reader about the complicated and delicate ballet these two related topics play in our everyday lives. Yes, we may use scientific phrases that could be confusing, like “dirt poor”...

Editorial: Casual CX Sep02

Editorial: Casual CX

All summer long I’ve been seeing gaggles of brightly colored team kits on warm sunny days, riding tempo and laughing with one another. And then, around dusk, I’ll spot those same riders in the darkest corners of Forest Park with knobbies. Sprinting. Dismounting and remounting. Shouldering their dirty bikes up...

Your obsession with bike shit is embarassing. Or so I hear. Aug29

Your obsession with ...

20 grams. Let’s just get that out of the way. That’s the weight difference between a 10 speed 105 cassette and a 10 speed Ultegra cassette. 255 grams versus 235 grams. I don’t even know what 20 grams looks like, because I’ve likely only ever used it as a measurement for cumin or paprika in a recipe for...

First! Mar14

First!

If I’ve learned just one thing about the internet during my 10+ years working bullshit office jobs that require little more of me than just looking at videos of monkeys peeing in their own mouths, it’s that Internet people love numbers. If you put a number in front of something, they’ll read it. That’s...

Hope is (often) just potential dissapointment Mar04

Hope is (often) just...

I’ve been told by a reader that the site is too “cynical” and “negative”. And so I’d like to take this opportunity to say something sarcastic and hateful to that reader. But I can’t. First, because there are laws in the country against it. And second, because I’m too happy right...

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