Newsletter Nº161

Photo in the banner by Petter Danielson   In 161 issues of this weekly labor of love, I’ve never repeated a single subject line, UNTIL NOW! ; ) I first used ⋛⋋( ‘◇’)⋌⋚ birds of a feather flock together 🐦 🐤 for Nº93 and today, it is to...

Newsletter Nº160

Photo in the banner by Frank van der Sman   I don’t typically say “It’s on like Donkey Kong”. But I do maybe think it. It means you’re ready to throw down. Like, double throw down and get really serious about accomplishing what you maybe had already...

Newsletter Nº159

Numbers in the banner from NAHBS by Bike Rumor     Hello there! Thank you for tuning in & extra hello to a number of new subscribers this week. 👋 It has been about a year since I last linked to David Cain’s Raptitude blog. But if you’re...

Newsletter Nº158

Picture in the banner by Pelago Bicycles' By The Way     Michele Gelfand is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park and the author of Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire the World. A conversation with her on edge.org...

Newsletter Nº157

Picture in the banner by Michael Salens     So what’s Kolektif? It is the successor The Berliner Fahrradschau. (I first wrote about it back in January when it was announced). Well, I made a quick trip out to Berlin Friday for the opening night of the show. I arrived...

Newsletter Nº156

Picture in the banner by the Ice & Palms Movie     OBST&GEMÜSE, opened their doors 10 years ago to establish a more-than-just a bike shop in Basel, Switzerland. The name directly translates as Fruit & Vegetables. It reflects the related yet opposite product offering in their store:...

Newsletter Nº155

Picture in the banner by Silca     ok, ok, spring is officially still a month out but we feel the season changing already at the Twotone office with with more & more sunny days here in Amsterdam. Not to mention a blossoming agenda of tradeshows, product launches,...

Newsletter Nº153

Picture in the banner by Efe Kurnaz     Engaging in the process of slowing down is counter-cultural. I read that line this week in 6 THINGS from Jess at outsider.works. Typically, I say “If you slow down, you go down” but maybe I can leave that euphemism for cycling...

Newsletter Nº152

Picture in the banner by Jim Holland     Tough Titty said the kitty when the milk ran dry!   This classic saying came up today & reminded me that capitulation at that tough shit moment is hardly a good idea. To me, it always felt like a filler phrase...

Newsletter Nº151

Illustration in the banner by Paul Lacolley     The past week has been a wild one! Last Thursday, I took a train from Amsterdam to Kortrijk, Belgium, where Guy & I were supported SILCA, Wahoo Fitness & Ampler (their launch in the Belgian market!) at Velofollies. Ott from...