Featured, Life

Small Things: My Morning Coffee Delivery

8 Comments 22 May 2013

Diamond rings, fancy houses, fast cars, fresh cut flowers? You can keep all that shiny stuff. He brings me coffee every morning. Every single morning. Hot, strong, perfect coffee. Even when we’re camping. It’s the thing I miss most when I’m away. Winky-eyed and warm at 5 in the morning, the entire day stretched out [...]

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Featured, Gear

Review: Assos rainBootie_S7

2 Comments 17 May 2013

Nothing says S&M superhero quite like an oil slick bootie. Besides making me feel slightly naughty (sadly, this may be the most risqué piece of clothing I own), the rainBootie_S7 performed impressively in Portland’s persistently rainy conditions. The 434 stretch fabric is coated with a proprietary polyurethane that Assos developed specifically for this purpose: the [...]

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Cycling, Featured

Photoglimmer: Dudda, Allegria and the Best Thing Ever

2 Comments 07 May 2013

It all comes together in Dudda. Five relative strangers in front of a coffee shop, grinning. Five women with five versions of the most amazing coffee you’ve ever had. Five pastries. One long climb ahead. It’s hard to say why it happened in that moment. Maybe it was the bench, our proximity to one another [...]

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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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