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Letter to the Editor

Jul 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog, General

On Friday, I was on the phone with DL Byron from He was telling me how impressed he has been with the road and mountain biking in my adopted home town of Park City, Utah. Of course, I said, that’s why we moved here. Despite that, however, I shocked Byron when I told him […]

Bike to Work Day!

May 21st, 2010 | By | Category: General, Products

Today is Bike to Work Day. Since I’m at the Amgen Tour of California, it’s going to be a bit tough for me to ride to work. I’ll just watch the peloton bike to work today, how’s that? In commemoration of the day, Carlton Reid has released an updated and expanded version of The Bike […]

Actually, I prefer the term Fred

May 1st, 2010 | By | Category: General

I suspect that many Freds have been called Nerds, Geeks, and Dorks at one time or another. Here’s a simple explanation, thanks to the Chuck & Beans comic strip, of the difference between all of these terms:

The FredCast in The News

Nov 14th, 2009 | By | Category: General, News

Thanks to our People’s Choice Social Media Award, The FredCast has been showing up in the news quite a bit. Here are some of the stories that have appeared recently: Bike Biz: FredCast Wins Social Media Award Salt Lake Tribune: Local Social Media Receives Honors Standard Examiner: Social Media Spotlight Shines Park Record: How to […]

FredCast Makes The Guardian

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Announcements, General, News

Today’s online edition of The Guardian includes an article criticizing James Martin’s anti-cyclist rant, and quoting yesterday’s FredCast interview with Tesla.

Garmin-Slipstream Recipes

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: General

In Episode 130 of The FredCast, I spoke with Dr. Allen Lim from Team Garmin Slipstream and we discussed some recipes for on the bike food. You can download the recipes here.

Video: TOC Prologue Start House Action

Feb 15th, 2009 | By | Category: General

Start house action from the Tour of California prolog with Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer, Ivan Basso and plenty more A-List professionals

Does Your Bike Have a Name?

Feb 4th, 2009 | By | Category: General

I asked this question on Twitter and received a flood of responses, but since some people wanted more room to answer I thought I’d pose the question here and let everyone answer in the comments. So, here goes . . . Have you given your bike a name? If so, what’s the name and why […]

10 iPhone Criticisms Revisited

Jul 9th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Opinion

Last September I wrote a blog post entitled 10 Reasons Why I Returned my iPhone. I purchased an iPhone just prior to leaving for Interbike, and by the time I came home I was happy to get rid of it. And I told you some of the reasons why. With the new 3G iPhone coming […]

You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

May 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: General, Opinion

Remember those old Virgina Slims advertisements that showed 19th Century women toiling away at household chores while their 20th Century counterparts went about lives of liberation and fulfillment? According to an article from Mental Floss Magazine that a friend recently sent, the bicycle has had a lot to do with helping women come so far […]