REMINDER: Don’t ride on train tracks!

Cycling may have just found it's 2018 Darwin Award frontrunner. How these buffoons managed to get out of there alive is beyond me. I do have to give the dude some credit though. He not…

Cyclist Deaths in Mexico

When I read last week that two European cyclists were found dead in a ravine in southern Mexico, I can't say it came with any bit of shock. Mexico has been inherently dangerous for years,…

Tracklo-Cross

I love when cyclists do things way off the beaten path - no pun intended. Pro cycling has infiltrated the psyche of so many weekend warrior cyclists that it's created this set of rules we're…

spokes // episode 12 :: sugar

I'm a junky for nutritional information. It's amazing to me how much bad information people are given, and how vilified certain foods are. I think sugar has been given a bad rap. On my ride…

spokes // episode 11 :: road wars

A little over two years ago, I started working on a documentary short about the quiet war between motorists and cyclists. I eventually put the project on hold because of a lack of subjects to…

spokes // episode 10 :: walnut trail, irvine

The Walnut Trail begins off Sand Canyon Avenue just south of the railroad tracks. This well-maintained, smooth-paved trail follows the tracks heading northwest. You cut through a section of the lush Oak Creek Golf Club…

spokes // episode 9 :: peters canyon, the…

I regret not having taken you on a ride here, and I have only myself to blame. Summer came, then school started, then we had two fires back-to-back. The second one burned it down. I…

spokes // episode 8 :: return to back…

Today I return to do the Back Bay Loop in Newport Beach with Mark, who had only done it one time before. Mark shot some nice footage with his GoPro, thankfully. It was a lot…