Tag cycling

Brandt-Sorenson upcycled jersey

Up-cycled jersey from Brandt-Sorenson

Back in February I sent the Los Angeles-based boutique cycling gear company an old event jersey and $250 and asked them to upcycle it into something that I would actually wear. I got it in the mail the other day.

What to do with the event jerseys

Brandt-Sorenson dismantled jersey

Do you have a drawer full of cycling event jerseys that you never wear? I do. You know the type. Cheap and cheerful, festooned with logos, ill-fitting and suffocating. Can’t give them away.

Road biking in Umbria

Looking up toward Monte Santa Maria Tiberina

A world full of beautiful back roads wending their way through valleys, fields, medieval hilltop towns, up mountains. Umbria is a great place to ride.

Bike trainers: one way to pedal when life intrudes

Sweating in the pain cave

A strange question for August in Canada — how do I choose an indoor bike trainer. But life intrudes and the question came from a friend whose work precludes riding at any time other than late at night. I have…