Sunday, October 26, 2008

Ace wheelbuild

The best LBS is often a more modest place, like The Bike Place. Louis built me a great set of wheels this summer, and recently did some work on the CrossCheck. He can order some great 'cross tires and will soon be getting me some TRP cantilever brakes. To boot, Louis is a former Ontario Junior Mens' Cyclocross champion (1983).

Monday, October 20, 2008


leaves on the bike trail
everyone passing me
slow donkey cool air

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Sunday, October 5, 2008


On a good ride, the bike disappears. It is just the movement, alive, riding. There is no I, no bike, no mountain, no road or trail. Even though those elements remain.

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Just riding

First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is.
-- Zen aphorism