Category Archives: Cycling

Casual Bike Shoes

I love clipless bike pedals, but the shoes tend to be ugly and uncomfortable. I’ve been looking for something better. Today I tried on some shoes from DZR. I couldn’t quite bring myself to buy any, but I definitely like … Continue reading

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Recent Cycling News

The cycling news over the past week has been insane. I haven’t heard many people talking about it and it seems like it hasn’t gotten much US press coverage. But holy cow. The story starts out slow… People have accused … Continue reading

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Clipless Bike Pedal Comparison

“Clipless” pedals are the type where a metal cleat bolted to the bottom of your shoe snaps into the pedal and keeps your foot attached. I’ve tried two new types over the past few months, which puts me in a … Continue reading

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Cyclocomputers

The Device I bought a new speed/distance computer for my new bike. There are a few large manufacturers of bike computers, but only CycleOps, Bontrager and Garmin support the ANT+ wireless protocol used by the DuoTrap speed/cadence sensor designed for … Continue reading

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I Bought a New Bike!

Old Bike I’ve been riding the same 2003 Fuji Silhouette since August 24, 2003. It’s served me well. I paid $500 for it and have ridden 8900 miles (averaging 1100 miles/year). I rode it to computer science classes at NCSU … Continue reading

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Bike Trip – Complete!

I rode a total of 384.88 miles in 33 hours 8 minutes over 6 days. That’s an average speed of 11.62 mph. There are some low quality pictures on Flickr, with a little day-by-day commentary. I camped the last two … Continue reading

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Another Bike Trip

In 2009 I biked from Mountain View to Los Angeles. Starting this coming weekend I’ll be biking from Eureka, CA to home. I’m expecting 5 or 6 days of riding, around 60 miles per day. My goal with this post … Continue reading

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March and April We Hardly Knew Ye

I’ve been busy! With work, of course, but other stuff too. During the first week of May I bicycled from Mountain View, CA to Los Angeles, CA with two fellow Meebo employees. IT WAS TOTALLY AWESOME. We mostly went down … Continue reading

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