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Mini Toe Clips, and why I love them

By • Mar 13th, 2009 • Category: Bike Tips

Years ago, when I first got into cycling, I bought a nice Nishiki road bike (stolen 14 years later here in Austin), and had it equipped with toe clips & straps. I found the straps too confining and hard to get out of quickly. And being only a recreational/exercise rider anyway, I didn’t really want [...]

On being an old, outta-shape guy…

By • Mar 13th, 2009 • Category: Hmm...

…and becoming a bicycle commuter… When I was in my mid 30′s, I was overweight, out of shape, and not very healthy at all. Then I got into cycling. This was in the Houston area…where cycling is easy, because the place is pancake-flat. So, I got my weight down, my energy level way up, and [...]

New Contributor

By • Mar 13th, 2009 • Category: Info

My name is Dave Hughes, and I’ll be contributing here from time to time, mostly about the adventures of an older, outta-shape guy in transition to a bike commuter. Thanks to Adriel for allowing me this opportunity!