Sigma Karma Evo Light
Product Reviews

Sigma Karma Evo Light

May 12, 2017 0

The last time I bought a light for my bike was around 2003. It was clunky, and the battery was unbelievably finicky. The charging process required a master’s degree in physics. All of this, and […]

Fabric Horse
Product Reviews

Fabric Horse

May 7, 2017 0

How do you make utility belts, fanny packs, backpacks and wallets cool? Don’t ask me – ask Fabric Horse, they’re the ones who did it. Don’t believe me? Check out their website. Fabric Horse offers […]

Baileyworks Roadrunner
Product Reviews

BaileyWorks Roadrunner Backpack

May 3, 2017 0

Modern cameras have about 800 buttons and wheels, which are tough to keep straight. Cars have full-blown entertainment systems. I don’t need to get into how complex phones have become. In a time of over […]

Think Tank Bags
Product Reviews

Think Tank Bags

April 20, 2017 0

In the twenty years that I have been a photojournalist, I’ve covered news and sports almost daily. That entire time I wished there was a good way to carry cameras on a bike because it […]

Kryptonite Skins
Product Reviews

Kryptonite Skins

April 18, 2017 0

If you have ever noticed a fixie secured by a small, orange and black lock, you can probably bet it was the Kryptonite Evolution Mini-5. This 5-inch shackle u-lock has been the gold standard for […]

gravel running
Running

Running Surfaces

April 1, 2017 0

Once you gather enough motivation to lace up your running shoes and get out the door, your next choice is where to run. There are many choices out there with plenty of ups and downs, […]

Swrve Sweater
Product Reviews

Swrve Clothing

April 1, 2017 0

Cycling products continue to come and go. Anybody who has been into it for a while has seen it. One year’s essentials are ho-hum in the next. This is why I absolutely love Swrve clothing […]

The author out on a commute, photo by Sarah Philbrick Kelly
Cycling

Thoughts on Commuting

March 27, 2017 0

A few years ago I returned to college after a long career as a photojournalist. Times were tough, as was finding work in the news industry. I decided to get a bike that I could […]