Bicycle Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Made of Bicycles Unveiled At The Rocks

‘Tis the season for Christmas Trees and Bikes. I found this collection of trees made entirely of bicycles. Enjoy! Made up of 100 recycled bicycle parts, the Tree-cycle, resided in Sydney’s The Rocks area. These missionaries took it upon themselves to build an awesome Christmas Tree dedicated to the most awesome Christmas gift ever… Bikes! […] Read more »

LEGOs and Cycling

Downhill Lego

Growing up Legos were a favorite. Countless hours were spent building all sorts of structures. More than 400 billion Lego bricks have been produced since 1958. There are about 62 Lego bricks per person of the Earth’s population. That’s a lot of Legos! Let’s take a look at the intersection of Legos and cycling. This […] Read more »

Tour de France on the Xbox 360

Tour de France Xbox360

Ever wish you could compete in the Tour de France? Now you can! The Tour de France for Xbox 360 and PS3 allows you to play as a professional cyclist that competes in the most prestigious of all cycling competitions!  This game could have greater potential if it had the ability to integrate a cycling […] Read more »

Guinness World Records and Cycling

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Do you think you have what is takes to pedal into Guinness World Record history?  Take a gander at some of the cycling related records. The earliest machine propelled by cranks and pedals with connecting rods was built in 1839-40 by Kirkpatrick Macmillan (1810-78) of Dumfries, Scotland. A copy of the machine is now in […] Read more »

Ten Great Bicycle Movies

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A collection of must see movies for every cycling fan! Breaking Away – 1979 This is one of the best cycling films ever made.  Starring Dennis Quaid, a small town teen obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.  The film won the 1979 Academy Award for Best Original […] Read more »

Suffer Face

These guys were suffering

I know I certainly have had many moments of pain and suffering during riding a bike.  For me the latest occurred during the infamous Powerline climb that occurs around mile 83 of the Leadville 100 MTB Race.  The first two false summits had to be walked due to steepness, slickness, fatigue and train of other […] Read more »