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EV6: Donauradweg – The Great River Shred

Got a backlog of bike journeys I need to document. This one took place in September, 2013 and was my second week n’ change bike tour in Europe. First one was the Czech Greenways (Austria/Czech Republic) on a rental. This time I settled on following Danube, part of the EV6, mostly because it was logistically […]

Biking the Czech Greenways – Wien to Mistelbach

This is long overdue. Last September I indulged in my first proper European bike tour. I had spent 6 weeks working in Bratislava, SK and Brno, CZ and it didn’t take much googling to discover a wonderful network of paths and roads called the Prague-Vienna Greenways, that traverses pastoral countryside littered with UNESCO gems, castles, […]

A Surly Road Warrior

Bikes are like cameras. Once you start with them you realize you need a different one for every occasion. BMX, Tarck, Track, 700cmx, road, beach cruiser and dutch city; they all have their time, place and function, none of which overlap very much. I wanted to build something with slightly multiple personalities: the soul of […]

TdF Excitement Update

More on the excitement of TdF that you are missing: Two riders shot (seriously, when does this ever happen?) Spectator death. Earpiece politics. Controversial calls. Don’t forget the twittering chalkbot, who threatens to surpass the tweeting of all time TdF tweeting champion, Lance Armstrong. And of course, bad-ass crashes. In honor of Jens Voigt, I […]

Ted Shred!

freewheel brakeless is the new fixie..