Fall is turning chilly with the temps in the low 40s this morning and going colder tomorrow. I found this article by Elizabeth on Bike Commuters, written for Chicago to be useful. Certainly Portland is not as cold as Chicago, but the east Gorge Wind provides subzero chill factors during Winter and so I always…… Continue reading Layering: as easy as 1, 2, or 3
Whistle Workwear has become my new favorite Work Wear shopping store. I first saw this shirt on a younger working crew and purchased one for Peter to wear commuting in Chicago. I have since purchased them for a member of my Bike Commute Challenge Team who was in a bicycle accident last year so that…… Continue reading Whistle Workwear Safety Shirt does Biking
It was this article originally published in the NYTimes by TARA PARKER-POPE that finally led me to purchase my Five Fingers Vibram shoes. I have included the article here as I sometimes can’t get to the NYTimes. It is better to click through and read the article on their site as it has all the related…… Continue reading Why Vibram Five Fingers?
It’s In the Blood Have you ever purchased a single month of cable T.V. just to watch the Tour? Shaved your legs to avoid road-rash? Calculated out your ideal Q-factor? Weighed the benefits of titanium versus carbon fiber with the intensity of an aerospace engineer? Pushed yourself to the point that you fall over trying…… Continue reading Bonktown