The Art of Bike-Trip Packing: Nothing Butt the Best & High-Tech Underwear

I hate when this happens: My tubes of butt balm and sunscreen are next to one another in the bathroom, look similar and … yep! … I mistook the sunscreen for the butt balm, and rubbed some of it, well, you know where I rubbed it. Over the years, I’ve learned a lot about the … Continue reading The Art of Bike-Trip Packing: Nothing Butt the Best & High-Tech Underwear

My Favorite French Rides (#1): A Brilliant Day along the Dordogne

Since I’m forbidden (and too scared) to fly to France and cycle, here’s a story from exactly a year ago, from before ... well, you know what it's before of ... in the beautiful Dordogne region … I think I owe the Dordogne an apology. But first, a little deviation … and some amazingly good … Continue reading My Favorite French Rides (#1): A Brilliant Day along the Dordogne

More Signs You’re A Cycling Fanatic: From Lots of Fanatical Readers/Riders

I'm not alone! There are plenty of cycling fanatics out there, and my recent post on the warning signs struck a chord of recognition with so many of you. Scores of reader/riders commented, confessed, felt a little better ... and then probably went for a long ride. So, here's my follow-up post with several of … Continue reading More Signs You’re A Cycling Fanatic: From Lots of Fanatical Readers/Riders

Sink Laundry: The Sequel, With Tips & Advice From More Cycling Fanatics

I thought I was an expert on doing bike-trip, sink laundry, until I wrote this post about it … and discovered I have a lot to learn. From you. I got scores of comments, tips and pointers, most of which were pretty darn good. So, thank you … and here’s the accumulated wisdom from several … Continue reading Sink Laundry: The Sequel, With Tips & Advice From More Cycling Fanatics