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Mona Simpson, a novelist and professor of English at the University of California Los Angeles, was Steve Jobs’ sister. She delivered this eulogy for her brother on October 16. It was a beautiful and moving eulogy. There is one quote of interest to cyclists. Steve Jobs live well below his means. He was an extremely wealthy […]
Today is Ronald Reagan’s 100 birthday, so he is getting a significant amount of press coverage. Early in his career, Reagan appeared in several ads for Schwinn. I wasn’t able to located a complete ad, but I found the following 2 pictures of Reagan on a bike.
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The video below is a preview for a new series produced by Lorne Michaels that will be on the Independent Film Channel. The clip is a funny parody of a hardcore fixed gear cyclist.
A high end boutique cycling studio named Velovoom just opened in my neighborhood. In addition to just spinning on the stationary bike, class participants will do upper body yoga stretches and use light dumbbells while on the bike to make the class an entire body experience. Despite the fact that there are spinning classes at […]
This past week, Chelsea Clinton led a spinning class to raise money for Haiti. While it is a well intentioned effort, I think it is stupid.
If you want to give money, just give money. Don’t think that if you do some pseudo-suffering in a 90 minute spin class, you are somehow suffering along with the […]« Previous Entries