Paralyzed World Champion Cyclist Does Downhill World Cup Course

Martyn Ashton, star of the incredible road bike trick videos, is at it again. This time on a mountain bike. The remarkable thing is Ashton is paralyzed from the waist down. He was injured in a ride that went wrong when he fell off a 9 ft high bar in 2013 and injured his spine. … Continue reading Paralyzed World Champion Cyclist Does Downhill World Cup Course

Father’s Day Gifts for Cyclists

Unique Father’s Day gifts ideas for the cycling dad in your life Here’s a few gift ideas for the favorite cyclist in your life… “The Amazing Bicycle” Wood Wall Art Raise the style of any room in the house with the “Amazing Bicycle” wooden wall art.  Your guests will  gravitate towards it, cyclists and non-cyclists … Continue reading Father’s Day Gifts for Cyclists

Can These Three Letters Save the Rio Olympics?

Tejay van Garderen has withdrawn from consideration for the Rio Olympics over concerns about the Zika virus. His wife is pregnant and the virus has been linked to birth defects. Two high profile golfers have also withdrawn from Rio, and I expect we’ll see more athletes bail. The World Health Organization insists the games should … Continue reading Can These Three Letters Save the Rio Olympics?

Riding Up Kilimanjaro

Pro mountain biker, Rebecca Rusch, and adventurer, Patrick Sweeney, rode up African’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro… and then rode down. Okay, rode up is not quite true. They rode as much as they could, and dragged their bikes and gear over the really tough parts. The rough terrain and steep incline are only part of the … Continue reading Riding Up Kilimanjaro

The Craziest Thing I Ever Did: Track Cycling in the 70s

by Peter Schurman Peter Schurman shares his memories of racing track in San Jose, Encino, Portland, Northbrook, Kenosha, Detroit, Mexico City, Montreal, from 1973-1976. A recent Velo Logic article reminds me of the the USA Six-Days. They were before my time, but there were tracks, indoors and outdoors, all over the country! The Madison: Carefully … Continue reading The Craziest Thing I Ever Did: Track Cycling in the 70s