Humor Cartoon – The Bike Is Proof Enough

I for one do not have a tattoo, but I am certainly amused by some of the cycling tattoo's I have seen. What is the funnest tattoo you have seen? … [Read more...] Humor Cartoon – What Are You Crying About

We all know that feeling of new bike day. The begging, pleading, saving, and sometimes even crying, to get just want you want. Then one day you wake up and see your kid, or significant other trying the same tactics on us. … [Read more...]

Willy Go – Customize

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Willy Go – Confusion

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Willy Go – Anti Flat

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Tomorrow’s Cycling News Today, Get It Here!

Graciously accepting for the first time the Insightful Cycling Writer Of The Year Award, we have to admit that we scored a ton of "hits" this year, many times going against the grain of mass mania or wishful thinking.  It was hard work, but we were up to it.  Then when it came time to judge, single-handedly, whether we were the meritorious and deserved winner of the aforementioned award, we … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Breaks Elbow in Cycling Accident – EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS

The Los Angeles Times reports: Mayor Villaraigosa breaks elbow in bicycle accident July 17, 2010 | 10:20 pm Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa broke his elbow in a bicycle accident Saturday evening, a spokesman said. The mayor was riding in the bicycle lane on Venice Boulevard in Mid-City at about 6:50 p.m. when a taxi abruptly pulled in front of him. The mayor hit his brakes and … [Read more...]

Fat Legs: Cycling’s Real Image Issue

Ever noticed your shop ride is missing a certain je ne c'est quoi? Sure, you've got the cocky team riders in matching kits who'll duke it out at hills and sprint points, and those ever-suffering sleeveless-jersey wearing triathletes on their slick bikes with funny looking handlebars who will go off the front from the start and assiduously avoid drafting better than 60's hippies headed north … [Read more...]


Those who failed to stay home and catch today's closing stage in the Alps, as we strongly recommended, missed precisely the fireworks display we told you was on the way.  So there. Fortunately, all is not lost.  We've noticed that Versus tends to repeat each day's stage about four times (note to Versus:  You are Gods!), so as long as you haven't switched channels, it's still on … [Read more...]

Shake-Down Time In Amateur Land!

It's early in the year, but Texas weather is already so much hotter than, say, April in Chicago, or June in Minnesota (when winter officially ends there, by the way).  So shop rides are back in swing and I'm already getting thrashed or shelled -- pick whichever verb you prefer.  Or schelacked.  Or pooped out the back.  Anyway, I'm running short of worthy descriptions, but you're invited to … [Read more...]