Tag Archives: Cycling

Four years in Shanghai – without a doubt the coolest thing I’ve ever done. 再见上海!

I still have the one-way ticket from Chicago when I came here: June 2nd, 2011.  The week leading up to my move here was madness, and arriving here was comical.  The airline had lost my biggest suitcase, the one with … Continue reading

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They don’t call ‘em Armadillo tires for nothing

Three years of city riding in Chicago and Shanghai and my 700x28mm rear tire has finally had it. So bad the tread is coming off the base of the tire, despite two gashes in the rubber.  What finally took it … Continue reading

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Two years of commuting by bicycle in Shanghai

A mere 1500 miles in the last two years of commuting to work in Shanghai traffic madness.  20 minutes every morning and every evening, from Jing’An to Huaihai/Chongqing Lu via Changle Lu and Jiangning Lu last year, Shaanxi Lu this … Continue reading

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Meter remains as a courtesy to cyclists

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Cycling in Buckinghamshire, UK

So I got out on Sunday this weekend as well, and rode from High Wycombe to Aylesbury.  It was a good ride!  Proper English weather (rained like piss all day.) Took a few pictures as well. Quite nice that most … Continue reading

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Cycling in London: Not for the faint of heart!

Fortunately for me I’m completely nuts! So I’ve been in London (yes the actual City of London) for the past week and a half for work, and part of my adventure was to bring my bicycle with in order to … Continue reading

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Hey Chicago! Voice your opinion for the Ordinance for Bicycle Safety 2008!

I was just recently made aware that the CBF has been working hard at an amendment for some city ordinances on cycling which will help define some legal lines that drivers & cyclists can count on.  I think it’s quite … Continue reading

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Unfreakingbelieveable: I broke my bike (again)

So I’m in Orange County, CA visiting my sister this weekend, and have gone to some length to get my bike out here. So what happens? I demolished my chain within 60 seconds of our first ride. In all my … Continue reading

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