Arthur Roadhouse I stumbled across this paragraph in St. Louis Globe-Democrat, from the August 22, 1895 issue ... After reading it, I just had to find out more about the 508-pound Baby Bliss (here’s the link to my story) and Arthur Roadhouse. “Here is the greatest of all bicycle freaks ...” This was the first … Continue reading Arthur Roadhouse: The Boy With No Legs Who Rode Like the Wind
It took a year and a worldwide pandemic and lockdown, but I've researched, written and finished my book on the wild and wacky - and true - cycling stories from the first golden age of cycling: The 1890s. It's all about the velo-douche and the propeller bike; lions and tigers & bears ... and bikes; … Continue reading New Book Alert: My Funniest, Strangest & Most Fascinating Cycling Stories Book Is Available!
Here are the first 14 (of 43) chapters of Numbskull, a novel based (and the link to purchase the entire book) on my near-death cycling "incident" in 2013, and several French cycling trips. Plus other stuff. You know: Life. There's more about the incident at the end of this, plus info on how to get … Continue reading Numbskull: A Novel of Love, Loss, Lies & An Epic Bike Trip Through France
OK, I admit it: I’m an obsessed cyclist. How about you? Here are several of the warning signs & symptoms I’ve observed during my 30 years as a cycling fanatic ... plus a few more from some friends and members of the club ... You know the location of every porta-john and public restroom within … Continue reading Are You A Cycling Fanatic? Here Are the Tell-Tale Signs…
“This is not possible,” I mumbled in desperation. “This can't possibly be happening. It just can't." Oh, but it was ... and I blame my sister because, well, it was totally her fault. It was 2013: The start of our Loire bike trip. We had spent a few days in Paris, then it was on … Continue reading Bike Bashing In Blois (BBIB)