Tag Archives: mountain bike

On track and happy for it

By Christopher Cudworth In sync with cycling season my left IT band and left achilles have become troublesome. One can surmise there is something wrong with the bike fit, or else the riding form. But they also hurt while running, … Continue reading

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On cancer, mortality, and running and riding through life

By Christopher Cudworth Over the past few years my wife Linda and I have joined friends on mini-vacations in southwestern Wisconsin. Part of our reason for going is a mutual appreciation for Frank Lloyd Wright, whose work we have explored … Continue reading

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Grass and bamboo bikes are trippy

By Monte Wehrkamp Know what I’d like? Know what Chris, this site’s fearless leader, would like even more? A renewable, recycleable bike. One that’s handmade, custom fit, and one of a kind. And here it is… (courtesy Velo News) It’s … Continue reading

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Running and riding is for the birds

I not only run and ride, I bird. That is, I’m a birdwatcher. Or in North American parlance, a birder. That’s the acceptable terminology these days for those who seek to identify wild birds in the field, in the city, … Continue reading

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Black ice is the tarsnake of winter for those who run and ride

by Christopher Cudworth One learns through experience that black ice is nothing to take lightly on winter sidewalks and roads. Even springtime running and riding conditions can be treacherous when rain or snowmelt freezes clear and slick to roads and … Continue reading

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Saturday artwork: “The Hill” where running began

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Hanging out with a great bike

Everyone who rides has a bike history. It’s unavoidable. For example, my brother-in-law took up cycling in his early 20s. First he bought a steel frame Trek 400, a decent bike for its time. As he got into riding I … Continue reading

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Monte writes some riding wresolutions

WE RUN AND RIDE New Years Resolutions by Monte Wehrkamp (January 4, 2012) We all wrestle with our New Year’s resolutions. Sometimes they become wresolutions:Solutions to problems with which we wrestle in running and riding. These are focused on riding. … Continue reading

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Sunday contemplation: A rider in the rain

By Christopher Cudworth Click on pics to view The Christmas Bird Count comes around once a year, usually in the second week of December. Having worked both the Christmas and Spring Bird counts (technically part of the Fermi Circle Count) … Continue reading

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How do you feel about your bike? Really…

By Christopher Cudworth It’s a question we should all ask ourselves now and then. How do you feel about your bike? Really… Many who ride might not feel touchy-feely all-emotionally about their bike (or bikes) and yet if pressed they … Continue reading

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