Bike commuting essentials part 1

Bike Commuting Essentials Part 1 – Le vélo So you wanna start bike commuting? Great. Now what are the essential items you need to get started? Getting into anything for the first time can be overwhelming. And if you hang around the internet long enough you’ll start thinking you need everything. So I decided to create a “bike commuting essentials” series of posts to clear things up a bit. These will be different that most posts,

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Should you buy a triathlon wetsuit? (Xterra Vortex Review)

Q: Do I need a triathlon wetsuit? A: No Q: But everyone else wears one? A: Sigh I’m going to start off with this – I am not a fan of wetsuits. I spent a large portion of my life as a competitive swimmer and even earned a scholarship to swim at the Division I level. And you know what we never wore in college? Wetsuits. When I grew up swimmers looked like Mark Spitz.

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A few notes on simplicity

Hello internet, how are you? How did you end up here? Who knows, but I’m happy you’re here. I think there’s some good stuff for you to read here, but maybe I’m a bit biased. Wanted to kick this off with a post on simplicity. Why? Because its essential to understanding my posts. There’s beauty in simplicity. Life should be simple. Don’t muck it up by complicating things. And boom there it is, my life’s

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Imposter!

Ok, post numero deux. If you read the first post and are now reading the second then, holy crap, I actually published this stuff. I just spent a considerable amount of time (writing a post takes much longer than originally thought) laying out my fundamental approach to life. Now I’m gonna call myself out. I have lots of stuff. I own a road bike, mountain bike, triathlon bike, folding bike, and vintage 3 speed bike. I

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