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spokes :: episode 20

We’re at Yorba Linda Regional Park this week as I help Mark prepare for the OC Triathlon in September. We ride 26 miles, then hop off of our bikes and run a brisk 5K through the dirt trails of the…

spokes :: episode 19

Mark completes the Legacy Triathlon in Long Beach, CA which is comprised of a 1/2 mile swim, 20k bike ride, followed by a 5k run. The event is put on by USA Triathlon, which serves as the National Governing Body…

EF Gone (Alternative) Racing

GBDURO is a solo bike-packing effort from Land’s End, England to John o’Groats, Scotland. Lachlan Morton traversed the four stages, covering 2000-kilometers, alone. Except not really. He was never alone. The brutal task he faced inspired countless people to join…

Die-in cycling protest in NYC

Nearly 1,000 bike messengers, bike commuters, delivery cyclists, bike share riders, and teenagers on fixies had laid their bikes and bodies on the ground in a mass “die-in,” meant to bring attention to the steadily climbing rate of cyclists and…

spokes :: episode 18

We’re back on some dirt after a very wet Winter has left my local trail beaten up enough to make it 10 times more fun than it was before. We discuss a road rage incident in Singapore that resulted in…

spokes :: episode 17

A casual ride down the local path with discussions of my recent visit to Mash Transit in San Francisco, a very unapologetic jerk who knocked a kid off of his bike with his car, the closing of all Performance Bike…

Wild Horses

Wild Horses, The Silk Road Mountain Race documentary. from PEdALED on Vimeo. Wild Horses is a short documentary from PEdAL ED about the first edition of the Silk Road Mountain Race, an unsupported event covering 1670 kilometers with 26,000 meters…

Driver accosts off duty cops

Oops! For those of you at work, or in a place where you’re not able to play the video with sound, allow me to transcribe some of the best parts. “What’s the point of us spending this money if you’re…

The Cycling Bank Robber

Between 1998 and 2002, Tom Justice robbed 26 banks in California, Illinois, and Wisconsin.  Impressive, right?  But what does that have to do with cycling?  Well, he performed all of these robberies without a getaway vehicle. That’s right. He got…

Sorry, not sorry.

I’ve been going on about the quiet war between cyclists and automobile drivers for a few years now. Suddenly, it’s not so quiet. My news feed is speckled with stories of drivers getting into altercation with cyclists, both physically and…