USA vs UK Cycling

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The ads below are both for an innovative new type of bicycle, the high-end “townie”. These are bikes that are designed for everyday use by people wearing normal clothes, but unlike traditional city bikes, these townies use high-quality parts and materials, and are elegantly and stylishly designed. When I first started seeing ads for these … Continue reading USA vs UK Cycling

My First Race

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Heading for the starting line. I did my first bike race today! Peggy and I showed up at the crack of dawn this morning at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park for a 6-lap, 20 mile road race. It was thrilling to ride with over a hundred other riders, thirty of them in my racing class (Category-5, the … Continue reading My First Race

Entrepreneur vs. Athlete

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I am going to enter some bicycle races this year. I’m learning, however, that training to race can require a massive, life-altering level of commitment. Specifically, it requires huge amounts of time, time that a person like me might not realistically ever have. Is it possible for a business owner/entrepreneur to also be a competitive … Continue reading Entrepreneur vs. Athlete