I’ve used a cork yoga mat since 2015. I bought it after being fed up with using regular mats in a hot yoga studio. … Read the rest
3 Great Steel Road Bikes for 2020 and Beyond
Read on to find out what’s up with steel road bikes in the carbon-fiber era, plus … Read the rest
The answer is the Aravaipa Jangover Ride. The question is, what race starts just a few hours after a long work week and goes … Read the rest
It’s ironic: Paradise Valley is a pretty good place to ride a bike most of the time. Yet the town wears that status begrudgingly. The … Read the rest
Hydration is the difference between a good ride and a low-down, cramp-filled, no-good sufferfest that will make you regret ever getting on a bicycle (or … Read the rest
Bicycling in Southern California is a real treat, especially if you’re from the desert like I am. Even in June, you can count on mild … Read the rest
If you’re thinking about buying a titanium bike, I understand why. You’re probably after a combination of ride quality, cool factor and longevity.
People can … Read the rest
South Scottsdale is nothing like the palm trees-and-golf courses luxury destination you expect it to be. My neighborhood is full of abandoned and disused property. … Read the rest
It’s not even June yet, and I’m already doing my usual summer hydration stuff when I exercise. Beating cramps and the dreaded post-exercise headache is … Read the rest
COVID-19 is driving a lot of people outdoors to find some relief from the quarantine. On the surface, that’s a good thing.
But a lot … Read the rest
My local news outlets recently had a bunch of headlines about the Grand Canalscape bike path. Most were breathlessly impressed by a bike/pedestrian lane … Read the rest
The Pivin Loop at Papago Park has become unbelievably fun over the past few years. It didn’t even exist until a few years ago when … Read the rest
Back in September, the cost to use Blink EV charging took a slight dive. They switched from time-based charging to kilowatt-hour charging. This makes a … Read the rest
The inaugural Frenzy Hills mountain bike race put on by Aravaipa Rides was one very cool event. Some of this was by design, and some … Read the rest
Back in September, I took my first trip to Seattle with a kid. Well, not just any random kid – my own, of course.
I’d … Read the rest
This was the big year of my big comeback to the 70-mile course of the Tour de Scottsdale. That was the plan.
Back in … Read the rest
Toyota is making headlines over its new RAV4 PHEV. What does that bunch of letters even mean” It’s easy – RAV4 is of course the … Read the rest
Bicycle safety cameras are a big deal right now. More cyclists are worried about getting run over by drivers. Some cyclists are abandoning road riding … Read the rest
Americans need to stop being wusses and eat crickets. This hit me as I finished off an Impossible Burger. Or rather, an Impossible Slider.
I … Read the rest