Holiday gifts for bike people

The weather is getting colder here in Alaska and with it comes that time of year when we eat, drink and be merry. Some kids get gifts brought by St. Nicholas, and other kids get punished by the Krampus. For those that subscribe to the…

And so Interbike begins…

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Fresh off the plane in Las Vegas for this year of Interbike, I’m sitting in my hotel typing this- enjoying a cold Budweiser in my underwear. I’m doing things a little different this year, blogging solely from an iphone 6 and a bluetooth keyboard….

Beyoncé and the working girls struggle. 

I sometimes need to remind myself that I work with as many hours in a day as Beyoncé does. This blog takes a back seat to many things in my life. Things like working to pay the rent and buy bike parts, beer drinking…

Ryders Eyewear made a deal with the devil.

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I’m usually not a fan of photochromic lenses. Don’t know what photochromic technology is? Well, in theory it’s awesome- the lenses darken with the increase of light- allowing for use in a wider range of light conditions. Great huh? In reality you can end…

Comes with Baggage

Sea Otter is just around the corner and bike nuts are getting ready to head to Monterey to enjoy some sun, salty air and bicycles in California later this month. Oh- it’s also the 25th anniversary! Blackburn will be there, along with a number…

Fear of the Dark: Serfas TSL-1800 Trail Light Review

If you have a day job like most people do, chances are, your only time to ride during the work week is either during the morning before dragging your ass to the office, or after work when you’re free from the evil talons of…

On the Cheap Reviews Pt.2.–Rock Out With Your Rock Hawk Out

As a lover of all things two wheeled and pedal powered (a bike-sexual if you will), I’ve been spending more and more time in the dirt than on the road. Since mountain bikes and mountain bike parts have become increasingly more technologically advanced and…

The honeymoon isn’t over yet.

First off- I’m going to be off the grid for a wee bit, honeymooning with my recently official wife. We are going to be in the sun drinking fruity drinks and letting our toes get warm in the sand.

Critical equipment: Boot dryers

There are many places in the world that have no need for them but where I call home, boot dryers are critical for comfort and arguably- safety. A child of the Northwest- I wasn’t fully prepared for the amount of precipitation that I would be living…

AK Codepak- hard sided framebags for your bike

There are a few items that seem to be standard purchases for those that buy fatbikes. Flat pedals– if you ride in snow much- clipless pedals have a tendency to get ice in tight spots so the pedals won’t engage. A good set of…