Newsletter Nº213

Find out how bad your Spotify is.   Hello! And happy new year! I kicked off 2021 by riding my bike far for fun. Any long time readers would agree: this week wouldn’t be the 1st time sarcasm was used in the subject line. ; ) And those...

Newsletter Nº212

Picture in banner from the Bikepacking Awards 2021.   Hello! Can you believe it? We’re two weeks out from the end of everyone’s least favourite year ever. Even the people I know who had a ‘good’ year, don’t call it anything other than a bad year. And, as...

Newsletter Nº211

Picture in banner from SERIAL 1 .   Hello! Surprise Saturday send out here. How’s it been going? Since I last wrote you, I was in the USA for the 13th time since 2018 (a big highlight from that trip below in the Radness section) for about 10...

Newsletter Nº210

Picture in banner by Cor Vos.   Hey! How’s your weekend so far? I opted to play catch-up a bit today & took strides to get ahead as I’ll be travelling early next week. And, if you think you’ve seen this subject line before, you’re right. Back in Feb...

Newsletter Nº209

Picture in banner is art by Chet Malinow.   The phrase “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine” basically means it’s better to solve a problem right away and prevent it from becoming a much bigger one. According to the BBC, the first recorded use of the phrase...

Newsletter Nº208

Picture in banner by Markus Winkler.   Hello! For issue 208, I’m keeping the intro lightweight: Ever wonder what your most frequently used emoji say about you?   More below...

Newsletter Nº207

Picture in banner from The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, AL.   hello! Getting late here in Amsterdam but I wanted to ship this before pulling the plug and catching some Zzzz’s before tomorrow’s Pathfinder Giro. Ok, about the subject line, no not that 711. I’m...

Newsletter Nº206

Picture in banner is still from Studio Ghibli Campout.   This past week, the Netherlands announced renewed corona measures and throughout Europe, similar decisions are being made as we brace for a so-called ‘2nd wave’. Feels like deja vu because the 1st round was never really through… This...

Newsletter Nº205

Picture in banner is still from Vans BMX Presents: Dennis Enarson's Right Here.   hey, hate to break it to you, but it’s a dog eat dog world out there. This past week, I was not only reminded of that sombre reality but also how much kindness, generosity...

Newsletter Nº204

Picture in banner is still from rEUnion - Max's gravel bike journey.   hey, where’s the rush? I know, I’ve been known to shout the following in sand sections of cyclocross races, muddy sections of gravel rides and on loose rocky climbs: “If you slow down, you go down!” But,...