Ninety-Four Days With No Salt And Pepper.
Yesterday after ninety-four days without riding my bicycle outdoors, I returned to the enchantment of cycling outdoors for ninety-four rejuvenating minutes of Cycleology with Mother Nature. Riding indoors is a fantastic option when injured or hostage to weather, but it’s oddly analogous to not seasoning your cooking with salt and pepper. A Kind of Flat…
Healing Indoors, Tasting Europe and A Good Road Trip.
Training indoors and my reluctance to motivate hit the end of the road last week after rolling up on this YouTube Trail. I’ve glided this 30-minute peach of a ride 30 times in the last eight days. I just did three more laps. I’ve got to ride this route. I want to fly as close…
This Peloton Was Once United.
When I was much younger this country was known as The United States of America. We were, all united peddaling towards our common aspirations. Then gradually, we stopped having common aspirations and ultimately replaced our everyday shared needs with individualistic selfish delirium. It was not The American Team but our American Team Leaders who betrayed…
The Technological Frustrations Of An Unemployed Recovery.
Hobbled by a fractured scapula on November 24. Shady Black Ice, you know. Without cycling daily, my sanity is constantly tested. Without work and cycling daily, my sanity has been pushed to shockingly unforeseen boundaries. Ah, the affliction of loving my work as much as I adore cycling. Thus began my struggles with this unemployed…
Meditation In New York City.
Meditation is a powerful tool I entirely discovered lately from Sam Harris’s Podcast and Waking Up App. Only today, realizing I unwittingly meditated my way thru my last New York City Marathon. While shooting this Burro Racing story, I encountered Lynette Clemons. Lynette, a world-class marathoner, recommended a Pace Chart laminated and tapped to my…
Man’s Best Friend. His Father.
If you were fortunate enough to have or have had a Father? He will prove you best friend in life. I had a Father for almost eighteen years. He wasn’t perfect nor am I. His good parts were the best a young man could get. When he was gone I was devastated. The last the…
From NPR News
In new book, Haass explores the obligations we have to one another and the country https://www.npr.org/2023/01/24/1150942762/in-new-book-haass-explores-the-obligations-we-have-to-one-another-and-the-countr?sc=18&f=3 Tremendous observations we all need to hear.
THE GENIUS OF ZAPPA
No doubt about Frank Zappa’s revolutionary genius in 1963. Steve Allen’s genius skills as an interviewer, comingled with his dynamic and genuine personality, made this interview an excellent specimen of what an interview should be and a look back at live television at its best. Firstly the time dedicated to this dynamic performance. Second, Mr.…
Electric Bicycles, Nuclear Fusion, And Heat Pump Systems.
The Future of Transportation, Energy, and Reality Is Racing Towards US. Can American Souls Lead This Planet Again. Every Electric Bicycle reduces our need for Saudi Oil. You know those guys we buy oil from that cut up an American with a bone saw and most likely dissolved his body with acid into a sewer.…
Cycling, Freedom, And The Rest Of Your Life.
Rousseau said, “Man was born free and everywhere in chains. Those who think themselves the masters of others are indeed greater slaves than they.” Freedom is an elusive notion to pin down. An elusive place to discover. Possessions possess you and consequently possess your freedom. Of all life’s possessions, the bicycle is the only one…