Newsletter Nº54

Who else is attending Eurobike this year? Let’s meet up!   🌅  I’m riding from Munich to the show with several friends again this year. 200km from Munich to Friedrichshafen. Here is the route on Komoot. We’ll leave around 9am on Tuesday, Aug, 30 from the Munich...

Newsletter Nº53

Inspiring solidarity and trust within our own team has been on my mind a bit recently. I tried to put my finger on what exactly it accomplished more than just gezelligheid, then I read:   “What’s the connection between employee trust and financial performance?”   More below...

Newsletter Nº52

There are 168 hours in a week; this is an immutable truth. That sounds like a lot, but is it really enough time to cover the demands of a successful career, family involvement, and everything else that makes up a fulfilling life? Let’s do...

Newsletter Nº51

more rest = more best.   I wrote about how being tired isn’t a badge of honor back in issue 39 but just read that taking even 20 minutes of shut-eye is comparable to “literally plugging in your phone battery, 30 mins of downtime and you gain...

ONE YEAR ANNIVERSAY! Newsletter Nº50

One year ago I started shipping weekly newsletters. I was inspired to do so by my friend Joachim Baan and local startup hero Nalden.   Back then, I was also writing about The Importance of Being Dropped and 6 months into working for myself again for the...

Newsletter Nº49

Ryan Aventis The Economist’s senior economics editor and Free Exchange columnist asks Why do We Work so Hard? suggesting our jobs have become prisons from which we don’t want to escape. Its a long read but I can certainly relate:   “Our social networks are made up...

Newsletter Nº48

Rolling resistance, sometimes called rolling friction or rolling drag, is the force resisting the motion when a body (such as a tire) rolls on a surface. The primary cause of pneumatic tire rolling resistance is hysteresis. Hysteresis is the time-based dependence of a system’s output...

Newsletter Nº47

Amsterdam has its first ever Bicycle Mayor!   Initiated by CycleSpace in Amsterdam earlier this year, the Bicycle Mayor Program will work to move all aspects of cycling in cities from the fringes into the mainstream. This is part of a bigger initiative to accelerate the...

Newsletter Nº46

Yesterday was Father’s Day! One of my favorite things to do with my kids is share music with them. Specifically, music that made an impact on me.   When I read that Spotify is making us boring because algorithms shape music taste and we’re losing human...

Newsletter Nº45

Despite taking the short 40km route of yesterday’s Retro Ronde van Vlaanderen, I’m still sore from hauling the tandem through train stations!   I attended the 10th annual Belgian tribute to cycling’s glory days on behalf of our client Brooks Nederland (Kruitbosch). It was a blast and...