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Drink coffee read good books × borges, cafe st jorge. × cafe st jorge, mission street near cortland, august 2nd 2015. coffee y fotos, cafe st jorge. jorge luis borges, y books. “It’s possible that a book won’t attract any attention when it’s published; it may be discovered afterward. On the other hand, in the case of a film (and this makes everything more dramatic; the same thing happens, let’s say, with the dancer’s or performer’s art), the failure or success has to be immediate... I think the circumstance of a hall filled with people in itself creates a special atmosphere.” – seen via brainpicker. × mágico. Zipp Wheels Updated with New Hubs and More | Bicycling. Photo essay: packing a world troller | Blog | Surly Bikes. Us » Los Gatos businesses complain about too much traffic. Meet the 500-Pound Man Biking Across America | Bicycling. This Penny Makes Change on Your Commute | Bicycling. Us » Uglify your bike: Does it work? The Miami Bike Scene: Miami Critical Mass : Friday, July 31st.

5 Easy Ways to Soothe Your Aching Feet | Bicycling. 10 Bicycle-Themed Movies on Netflix Now | Bicycling. 10 Tricks from Tour de France Mechanics | Bicycling. 5 Drinks to Help You Ride Better | Bicycling. New Products and New News. Us » Today in synchronicity. Fat Cyclist » Blog Archive » New Bikes and Delivery Truck Musings on a Rainy Spring Morn. Jorge A. Mussuto sur Twitter : "Bike balls bring truck nuts to bike saddles □□□#bike #edc #everydaycarry.

Jorge Alberto Mussuto on Instagram: “Bike balls bring truck nuts to bike saddles □□□#bike #edc #everydaycarry” Jorge Alberto Mussuto on Instagram: “Bike balls bring truck nuts to bike saddles □□□#bike #edc... 10 Top Protein Sources | Bicycling. Us » California bicycle legislation update Spring 2015. 40oz Klean Kanteens and Mojave Cages. GU Rolls Out New Flavors and Vegan Gels | Bicycling. Fat Cyclist » Blog Archive » A Ride Around the Lake. Us » Sea Otter Classic 2015 photos. Power Meters | Bicycling. The Miami Bike Scene: The Underline Public Meetings. The Miami Bike Scene: FDOT SR 90 Corridor Study. RIP Ilya Vostrikov | Bicycle Design. ID Tags Just Got a Lot Cooler. ID tags are important, but let’s face it—they’re usually just not that exciting. But an ID tag that can save your life and open your beer? Well, that’s worth talking about.

The Crashtag provides info that a first responder might need in an emergency: Your name, emergency contacts, and allergies are engraved on the aerospace grade titanium tag. To make the dogtag-style ID even more functional, a bottle opener is located at one end. A techy spin on the ID is the addition of a QR Code that can be scanned and directed to your Crashtag page, which links to your Facebook, Strava, Twitter, and more. When you meet new people on a ride, just have them scan the code. They’ll be directed straight to your social media profiles, and your friendship can really get underway—especially once you crack open your new riding buddy’s craft brew.

Related: 11 Beers for Postride Recovery The Crashtag is customizable with an assortment of available designs and different colors of lanyards and chains. Ford Launches Bike Experiments. Ford has been making headlines recently with its new interest in cycling. First, the automaker released details of a patent filed for a new car designed to convert into a bicycle.

The car-bike hybrid would be aimed at people living in suburban areas who work in a city. The idea is that the commuter can park the vehicle outside of town, assemble the bicycle components, and then ride the rest of his or her way to work. The car design includes all the components of the bicycle by incorporating dual-use parts. For example, the headrest would be used as a seat, with the jack becoming the crankset. Earlier this week at the Mobile World Congress, Ford launched Handle on Mobility, a program that incorporates foldable electric bikes into Ford vehicle models. The company challenged its employees to design e-bikes, and unveiled two winning prototypes at the event: the MoDe:Me, designed for commuters, and a larger MoDe:Pro that’s aimed at couriers or delivery services that employ cyclists. Bike To Work Day 2015 - March 6. March is Florida Bike Month and Friday, March 6th is Bike to Work Day!

Bike to Work Day is an annual event held in March that promotes the bicycle as a viable option for commuting to work. Below are a few of the special events and incentives being offered to those biking to work this Friday. If you have never biked to work, give it a try. Some of the benefits include: getting exercise, fresh air, saving cash on fuel and parking fees.

Bookstore in the Grove 3390 Mary St, Miami, FL 33133 7:30 - 9:00am Stop by Bookstore in the Grove for free breakfast to all who bike to work and show up at the Bookstore between 7:30-9am. Vizcaya Metrorail Station 3201 Southwest 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33145 7:30 - 8:10am Arrive by bike and receive free Bike305 t-shirts (limited supplies), refreshments and free one-way fare easy tickets on Metrorail. Coral Gables Youth Center 405 University Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33134 7am Ride with Bike Walk Coral Gables to the Vizcaya Metrorail Station. Jorge Alberto Mussuto on Instagram: “#Bike” Miami Critical Mass : Friday, February 27th. Friday, February 27th 6:30pm (ride starts at 7:15pm) Government Center150 NW First Street Downtown Miami The ride will be going through Riverside, West Flagler, Coral Gables, Coral Way, Shenandoah, Little Havana, Overtown, OMNI, Park West, and Downtown.

Total distance is approximately 13 miles. It's strongly suggested that you print a copy of the map or save it on your phone in case you are tardy or get lost. All eyes appear to be on Miami Critical Mass and it’s time for participants to prove the opposition wrong. Everyone riding is solely responsible for their actions and should lead by example. Stay in the right lane, and do not ride across middle line on the road into opposite travel laneYield to emergency vehicles.No Headphones! New Tail Light Brackets. By Scott I'm a bit of a light nerd. There I said it and I feel better. I'm always looking at new lights, ways to attach lights and such and this brought me to our newest product - the E3 tail light bracket. These are made in Portland, OR, laser cut from 5052 aluminum and then anodized black. Don't panic, silver is in the works.

Both models are designed to work with the super popular E3 taillight using a clever notch. The large bracket works off a seat stay bridge behind the caliper (6mm hole) if you have no rear rack. In addition to accepting the E3 tail light, they're also compatible with light mounts that use a 50mm center to center spacing for those who wish to forego dynamo setups. Priced at $15.50 for the large and $12.50 for the smaller one. Turn Any Bike into an E-Bike. For utility purposes, an e-bike offers an attractive set of features. Because you can ride farther, faster, with less effort, they’re great for commuting, especially in situations where arriving to the office sweaty is not an option.

They also make replacing car trips more viable for a variety of errands, since with a power assist you can haul heavy items more easily. E-bike technology is progressing rapidly. Smaller, lighter batteries and motors still produce impressive power, while refined drivetrain systems like pedal assist integrate the motor’s power with your own far more smoothly than traditional throttle-based systems. But a lot of potential buyers are still stopped by two concerns: price, and for those focused on utility, buying another bike that has fairly limited uses. The solution may lie in e-wheels: bolt-on, fully contained systems that transform almost any bike into a fully functional e-bike.

There are at least three such systems available, or coming out soon. EVELO Omni. Sleeping with Your Bike is a Terrible Idea. A “Real Life Seems to Have Gotten in the Way of My Blog Life” Note from Fatty: If I could have my way, I’d spend all my time blogging about biking and talking about biking and biking while talking about biking. However, it turns out that I have a job and responsibilities and stuff. Some of which, inconsiderately, have gotten in the way of my plans to do some live / recorded podcasty things. So: The Rockwell Relay Chat: This was supposed to be today! A Note About Racing Leadville with Fatty and WBR: If you’ve ever wanted to race the Leadville 100, this might be your best opportunity to do so, while making an awesome difference in the world.

Sleeping with Your Bike is a Terrible Idea I’ve made no secret that I want to be fast when I race this year. I have also been doing some research on what the best bike would be for an XC / endurance racer like me. And that’s why I got ahold of the world’s greatest Cannondale rep, Matt Ohran, who made a few calls on my behalf. Yeah. Reason 1. 2. 3. 4. Easy, One-Pot Postride Meals. When you come in from a cold, three-hour ride, all you want is something hot, delicious, and filling. But it can be awfully tough to work up the motivation to clean, dice, and cook your ingredients, never mind clean up afterwards.

The solution? These easy one-pot meals. Without much time or effort you can produce flavorful results using just one pot, says chef Biju Thomas, coauthor of The Feed Zone Cookbook. To Shed Pounds: Smoky Black Bean Stew A single cup of black beans packs 15 grams of fiber, plus an equal amount of muscle-building protein. Simmer This: Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a pot. To Recover Faster: Chicken Quinoa Soup Chicken and quinoa are a dynamic duo: “Amino acids in chicken rebuild broken-down muscle tissue, while carbs in quinoa refuel your depleted gas tank,” says Sumbal, “making this optimal for recovery.” Simmer This: Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a pot; cook 1 diced onion and 2 sliced carrots for 6 minutes.

To Boost Health: Creamy Cocoa Oatmeal Pot Luck. The Smartest Bike Lock Ever. We’re seeing more and more new gadgets introduced to thwart bike theft—but few advances in the locking technology we already depend on to protect our bikes. Smart pedals and other GPS trackers are helpful innovations, but why not add a few updates to a tool we already know and trust? Coming this summer, the Skylock is a solar-powered U-lock that opens automatically via a Bluetooth link with your phone when you approach your bike. You can also control the lock from afar with your phone, making it easy to let a friend borrow your bike at any time. But if anyone fiddles with your locked bike without your consent, the Skylock will sense movement and send you a notification so you can check on things. But wireless unlocking and theft protection aren’t even the coolest Skylock features. In the darkest pit of winter when solar power is in short supply, you can recharge your lock via USB, though a charged battery will reportedly last 30 days in complete darkness.

A City With No Children In It. Four Power-Packed Soups. After a chilly ride, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs for not a lot of calories. " Whether you want a hearty post-ride meal or just a satisfying lunch, these soups not only will make you stronger but are easy to make—and savor. Each recipe yields two to three servings and tastes even better as leftovers. Lentil and Black Bean This vegan stew is thick and superfilling thanks to the beans and lentils.

To make: Chop half a large onion and saute in a pot on medium heat until soft. Tomato Chickpea Pesto According to a study published in 2010 in the journal Appetite, participants who added half a cup of chickpeas to their daily diet ate less junk food and felt fuller compared with days they didn't eat chickpeas. To make: In a pot, saute 1/2 a diced medium onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat till soft. Photo by jams1919. Photo by jams1919. 9 Ways To Save Your Skin This Winter. Sure, those winter base miles are awesome for your fitness. But for your skin? Not so much. Long rides in the dry, frigid air can wreak havoc on your face and body, leaving you feeling dry, itchy, and flaky. Dermatologist Cybele Fishman, MD gave us some tips on how to solve your winter skincare issues, giving you one less excuse to stay inside. Remember: You Can Still Get Sunburned in the Winter! Use a Humidifier "I am a big believer in using a humidifier, especially if you are prone to eczema," says Fishman.

Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate You know you have to drink while riding, but keep it up when you’re off the bike. Apply Moisturizer Strategically Moisturizer can go a long way in making your skin feel less stretched throughout the winter. Gloves Aren't Just for On The Bike "Protect your hands from the cold and wind by wearing gloves, and wear gloves while you do dishes," says Fishman. Looking for simple ways to up your intake? Hope The Road Rose With You Too. In the past month, rode the snow, along the coast, in a lonely valley, and up in the Maui mountains.

This week we’re back to work and next up is Issue 20 of our magazine. I hope the road rose up to meet you too in 14 and in 15 you get out there for even more miles. We’re writing about the start of the riding in 15 now, with new gear and a new bike, and a power meter too. New power meter Singletrack in the snow Just me and the chickens on this ride Even as a rouleur and much better suited to the windy flats, this climb was worth it.

Raced and Reviewed: Liv Brava SLR 1. I race road and track. I like to go fast on smooth surfaces. Off-camber sections, gravel, and anything muddy are not my forte. But as the fall approached this past year, I got ‘cross-curious. And when I was given the chance to ride the Liv Brava SLR 1—one of the only women’s cyclocross bikes available—I jumped at it, figuring that racing 'cross in the cold and mud was better than sitting on the trainer for hours. I wrangled some friends into teaching me the ins and outs, and over several weeks, I raced the Brava weekly in a local nighttime series and nearby women’s category 3/4 races. The Brava was designed using Liv’s 3F design philosophy, which stands for fit, form, and function.

That approach seemed to work for me. I’m also five-foot-three with baby hands and always struggle to reach brakes. The disc brakes were a total lifesaver, too. As a petite rider, I found the Brava to feel lighter than I expected, especially for an aluminum 'cross bike. The One-Minute Workout. Photo by jams1919. Let's Go the Fun Way. All I could see was bright blue Utah sky and a bit of dust swirling in the air. I felt alive—really alive. I lay on my back with GT's new Grade carbon Ultegra adventure bike on the ground beside me, and just laughed. I had been aggressively carving my way down a serpentine, paved descent like I was on a motorcycle. The bike's fat, 28mm Continental tires (which really measure 30.5mm thanks to the Stan's NoTubes wide, 24mm Grail rims) put a lot of rubber on the ground—and combined with Shimano's stellar hydraulic disc brakes, I was able to lean way over and drive ridiculously hard through turns with complete control and confidence.

What You Need to Know • Versatile bike capable of handling any road surface • Built with wide rims and high-volume 28mm tires • Smooth, compliant ride • Stable handling • Powerful hydraulic disc brakes • Price $3,580 • Weight 19.1 lb. (58cm, as tested with Ultegra Di2) When the road abruptly changed to gravel—deep gravel, in places—I kept going just as hard.

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