Irvine Ranked 22nd Safest Cycling City

Your Local Security, a blog for home security company ADT, recently released a report of the safest and most dangerous cycling cities in the US. Coming in at #22? My home city of Irvine, CA.…

spokes 16 :: a cleaner santa ana river…

Mark and I returned to the Santa Ana River Trail today, which has been completely cleaned out and renovated. The homeless population have been relocated to county-funded housing. This was the first time that we've…

Another Cyclist Death via Motor Vehicle

As much as I'd like to say this was simply another case of Cars vs Bikes, it goes much deeper than that. We have a mental health crisis in this country. If it's not guns,…

spokes :: bommer canyon

Today we hit some dirt on Bommer Canyon Trail, a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked loop located in the outskirts of Irvine. It features beautiful wild flowers and is perfect for all levels of MTB riders.…

2018 OC Triathlon

The 2018 Orange County Triathlon was held on Sunday, June 3rd in Mission Viejo, Ca. I was there to cover all of the action. There were so many amazing athletes there. It was great to…

Project Y – Why do we push ourselves?

The full length Project Y documentary is available now on YouTube. How long it will remain available is anyone's guess, but I'm embedding it here if you'd like to watch it. The film is a…

spokes :: new bike

Remember that big ugly green beast I was cruising around on last year? My love affair with that thing ended as quickly as it started. So I sold it and replaced it with a 2018…

Idiot Cyclists

It seems like a subject that simply refuses to die. And until it does, I won't stop talking and writing about it. There is a large contingency of motorists who don't like cyclists. They don't…