Author Archive for Brian

Owner/Editor of Industryoutsider.com, outdoor enthusiast, photographer, animal lover, and collector of gadgets, cameras, knives, and firearms. Recreational shooter, and 2A supporter. A former competitive cyclist, I'm all about promoting bicycles as a transportation alternative. Life's too short to take things to seriously. Have fun. A bad day outdoors beats a good day at the office every time.

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried

I just read that the number of privately owned cars in China shot up 18.8% last year. I find it ironic that Specialized, Trek, Giant, and the other big names are employing thousands of Chinese to build us millions of…

Lew Racing sponsors BikeForums.net

Lew Racing, makers of the incredible 880 gram Boron and Carbon wheelset, have recently signed on as sponsors of BikeForums.net . Not only is this great news for the forums, as it helps to make sure the monthly server bill…

February 14th is Valentine’s Day

In keeping with an appropriate theme for Valentine’s Day, I’m publishing an interview with a couple that are model cyclists. Rudy and Kay have not only been married more than 50 years, but they have been a tandem team for…

Snow really isn’t so bad after all…

Compared to rain. Sure, snow is cold and slippery. But rain is cold, slippery, wet, and you have poor visibility. Seems like when it snows, most motorists are a bit more cautious, and only go out if they have to.…

sjbmx

Chris McMahon, a regular poster in the BMX forum on BikeForums.net, is also one of the more prolific contributors to sjbmx, which covers the BMX scene in San Jose, California. The site contains information on local riders and some pretty…