Bullshit products

Cup

Year before last my friend Tobin gave me a coffee cup. It was big and white enameled and insulated steel. It said “Yeti” on the box, which I’d never heard …

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More backpack!

I read some cycling resolutions the other day which were thinly disguised marketing pitches to buy more crap. One of them talked about buying plenty of winter cycling gear and …

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Gravity

Does anyone want to buy a new-in-box Garmin 530? Because I have one and I am selling it cheaply. A weird thing happened to me today, something called Strava. It …

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Inspiration!

I think most people have gone through a writing phase. Mine started when I was eight. I was in third grade and my teacher, Mrs. Apel Smith, gave us a …

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Short shorts

There is no clothing item more iconic or deemed more essential than the bike short. That moment when you first pull on a skin-tight pair of Lycra, feel the cushy, …

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