Full Width, Photos

Photoglimmer: Those Red Shoes

3 Comments 28 March 2013

Standing in what politicians call Spain, looking north into what politicians call France. Truth is, we were neither place. On top of this watchtower on our way to a mountain bike ride that would remain one of my all time favorites for years to come, we were squarely in the middle of Basque Country. Just [...]

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Cycling, Gear

Time Tested: Indestructible SIDI Road Shoes

13 Comments 28 March 2013

Working in the cycling industry gives me a lot of access to test new product and while I’m as smitten with shiny stuff as the next gear-junkie, I’m most impressed by the pieces that just refuse to die. Unfortunately for Sal, who would very much love to have a reason to buy a new, sparkly [...]

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14 Years for Marriage Equality

4 Comments 27 March 2013

Everyone is talking about marriage equality. Again. I remember the last time this happened in a significant way for me. The Knight Initiative, Prop 22 in 2000. In California. Again. I was Co-President of Seattle University’s Triangle Club at that time. I remember lobbying so hard and sending so many emails and having so many [...]

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Cycling, Featured, Full Width

PhotoGlimmer: Camp N Ride

2 Comments 27 March 2013

Mile 19. You pointed to the left and said, “Look at that road.” It was the straight kind that goes into forever and then keeps going a little further. Farm road. Quiet. Looked suspiciously like it might turn into gravel. (It did.) We turned off the highway and pedaled out toward the horizon. We did [...]

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Backlit Chaos: Tumalo Mountain

2 Comments 26 March 2013

Twenty-six degrees and sun rising in bright white claws that get longer as they come at us over the peak of the mountain. You forgot your goggles and so did I. You forgot your windproof outer layer and so did I. You forgot to bring the miniature thermos of tea and so did I. At [...]

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Last Call for InGamba Chianti Women’s Trip

2 Comments 25 March 2013

When I dream of 2012, I dream of Chianti. Never mind that long ride around France – I left my heart in the sweeping vineyards and charming restaurants and tiny streets of Tuscany. I count myself endlessly lucky to be able to go back and take a few food-bike-and-wine loving ladies with me. Lecchi will [...]

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