Category Archives: Bike Humor

Do Penguins Race Bikes?

Over in the world of running there’s a bit of an exchange regarding the relationship between the penguins and the cheetahs. The cheetahs being the elite racers and the penguins being those who ‘participate’ in running events. David Torrence, an … Continue reading

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The Freedom Of Fartlek

I’m old and mature now (pushing 57 years old), so the silliness of youth is far behind me. In this case, a form of silliness that demanded giggling when the term ‘fartlek’ was mentioned. It was essentially an involuntary response…you … Continue reading

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Where Cycling and Chiropractic Meet- That’s Hip

Not too long ago my son turned me onto the nine ugliest cycling jerseys (in this case it was a one piece skinsuit).  Ha ha, Ho ho, he said. Little did he know that his dad, the Chiropractor, had assembled … Continue reading

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Indoor Bike Trainer Advantages

Wouldn’t you know it…Saturday is here and the rain is pouring down.  Doesn’t God know this is my day off?  The perfect day for a long outdoor ride? Or does He favor the farmer who’s been praying for rain for … Continue reading

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Occupy A Clean Bike Or Get The Ole Heave-Ho

I’ve had a real hanker’in to get over to an ‘Occupy’ event; but a busy work schedule precludes it.  Seems the best I can do is ‘occupy’ my bike when I get home from the office, in an effort to … Continue reading

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The Hands Tell The Story

Ever wonder how hard your riding partner is going?  Are they cruising up the hill, are they putting out an ‘honest effort’, or are they praying for the summit to appear as quickly as possible? Well, according to Lance Armstrong’s … Continue reading

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How To Wear Cycling Shorts- No Foolin?

One of the most ‘searched for’ pages on my site is the How To Wear Cycling Shorts page.  But you folks aren’t fooling me. I know that people aren’t wondering how to wear cycling shorts…like if they should put the shorts on … Continue reading

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81 MPH…On Only 1/2 Horsepower?

It’s been almost ten years since the world bike speed record was set, so this may be old news to many of you. Nonetheless, I’ve embedded a video at the bottom of this post on the subject of the world’s … Continue reading

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Bicycle Repair Man- A Monty Python Hero!

I was wandering through You Tube looking for important videos on bike repair. The cycling season’s coming up and it’ll be nice to be able to keep the bike rolling without having to take it into the pros every time … Continue reading

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I Give Up (Temporarily)…I’m Trying Yoga

I’ve been going at this exercise stuff for forty years now, and have been successful in avoiding yoga…in fact, avoiding almost any form of meaningful stretching.  Rather than exalting in the flexibility part of the ‘endurance, strength, flexibility’ fitness equation, … Continue reading

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