Roadie: The Misunderstood World of a Bike Racer enters in 3rd printing and was named a 2009 Michigan Notable. Hometownlife.com interviews the author, Jamie Smith, about the book and how it was first rejected then accepted by Velopress.
The book is averaging 5 stars on Amazon.com. Readers have you read it?
Rode DA 7900 this weekend and the group is a lot like upgrading an operating system: the same thing (it’s very much DA), but faster, snappier, and more responsive, with new gadgets to geek out on.
This is a quick upgrade review, while Mark works on a DA podcast with all the details. I rode the Hotspur with the new DA on a cold Winter day in downtown Seattle up into Magnolia hill, back on the Burke-Gilman Trail, and to West Seattle.
A reader tipped us to his new bike, a 2009 Green Masi Coltello aluminum track w/ rear wheel cutout.
I’d name that bike The Green Manalishi with the Two-Prong Crown.
Little known fact: that song was written and recorded by Fleetwood Mac; second little known fact, I saw Judas Priest perform that, along with other hits, in Spokane during their Defenders Of The Faith tour.
A 2-D/street art/sculpture/installation exhibition, that is open to all. Art galleries, bike shops, schools, artists and artisans as well as other creative progressive people come together through community, bikes and art!
And it’s at the Handmade Bicycle Show in Indianapolis to “tap into the energy created as bicycling streams into mainstream progressive culture.”
Working now on getting ArtBike! to Austin.