It’s getting busy in my studio but I had to take a minute aside to let everyone know Little Package will be at the Bike Craft fair this year. This will be the 5th or 6th time I’ve tabled at this wonderful, homegrown Portland event, and as always, I’m looking forward to it. It’s so [...]
It’s quite rare that you end up on a completely shoulder-less road with so much traffic anywhere near Portland, but the second the weather turns warm you can bet the roads of Sauvie Island are going to be swimming with young people desperate for the beach. And most of them will be in cars. In [...]
The highlight of our day was a walk through the center of Agde, France, one of the oldest villages in France, and a visit to the fantastic restaurant, Lou Pescadou.
Just like the old hammered iron puzzles and such used to grab my attention as a child, now the impossibly stupid ways people manage to (not) lock up their bikes fascinates me. I realized other people like to take pictures of this phenomenon as well, so I started a Flickr group. Do you have any [...]
I was so excited to get on my mountain bike for the first time this year that I forgot to tighten my fork’s rebound. I hit the first rut in the trail, the fork bottomed out, and into the air I went, into a ditch filled with blackberry bramble. When I landed, I was contorted [...]
Not to say that it wasn’t fun, but it took all I could to not either A) kill people or B) kill myself.
For some reason I’ve had the 24 Hours of Willamette Pass mountain bike race marked on my calendar all year. I’d set aside the date without any idea of who I would do it with or even why, and definitely – as I’d discover once there – no idea of what it would be like. [...]