Cycling Word Play

Recommended Reading: Raising The Bar

I’ve been reading Raising The Bar: Integrity and Passion in Life and Business, by Gary Erickson (the founder of Clif Bar, Inc.) recently. I really like his model of a balanced ecosystem for a thriving business. Following this model has allowed Clif Bar to become one of the fastest growing privately-held businesses, and the leader […]

Cycling Word Play

TOM SIMPSON: Two Recommended Biographies

PUT ME BACK ON MY BIKE: IN SEARCH OF TOM SIMPSON by William Fotheringham Tom Simpson was an Olympic medallist, world champion and the first Briton to wear the fabled yellow jersey of the Tour de France. He died a tragic early death on the barren moonscape of the Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. […]

Cycling Word Play

A Honku in 3 Parts

O fixed-gear rider, I envy your freedom as you blow past the honks. Messenger, ride hard! Make a delivery and pick up the next tag. Brakeless, back pedal, skidding to a halt as the cabbies try to kill.