Just a Normal Joe?

Martin and Daughter

I had the opportunity to ask some questions of another racer, Martin Walker, participating in the upcoming World Cycle Racing – Grand Tour.  Martin is 38 years old and living in London.  On February, 18th he will be setting off to cycle 18,000 miles (28,800km) around the earth.  Martin claims he’s just a normal Joe. […] Read more »

Epic Cycling Adventure to the South Pole

Skelton

An expedition of epic proportions is attempting to be the first to use a bike to reach the South Pole. It will mean tackling some of the most extreme conditions on the planet to include snowdrifts, blizzards, rutted ice, altitude sickness, frostbite and snow blindness. Helen Skelton, an English television presenter, working on the BBC […] Read more »

The Cycling Robot

The Cycling Robot

This image is from Portland’s local rock poster artist Emek. It come’s from his gig poster for indie band Built to Spill. Abandoned at birth, Emek has lived a difficult, often tragic life. After being forced to work for years as a child-laborer in a plutonium mine, he won a rare mining scholarship to attend […] Read more »

Infinite Bike

Infinite Bike

You may have just cycled into the Twilight Zone. Consider, for a second, a hypothetical bike rack with countably infinitely many slots for bikes, all of which are occupied – that is to say every slot has a bike. Is it possible that such a rack would fit on our planet. Let’s just say it […] Read more »