Random Bits

All the stuff that can’t be categorized

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.…

Interview with Dave Moulton

Many years ago, I wanted more than anything to be a welder. While I can easily lay down some industrial quality welds, I never developed the talent required to braze together nine tubes into rolling art. So I jumped at…

This has nothing to do with bikes

I always liked Anna Nicole Smith. Back when she was a Guess model, she showed the world that being stick thin was not a requirement for glamour. But she’s had some rough times since then, and all that turmoil came…

Harvard Medical School misses the point

I just read about a new study at Harvard Medical School where they determined that men who cycle 3 or more hours per week have a high rate of ED (erectile dysfunction). They give some tips about seats and recumbent…