Category Archives: Uncategorized

Reducing Our Environmental Impact

You may have seen the headlines that global temperatures have hit record highs each of the last three years. There is little doubt that global climate change is real and accelerating. The signs have been there for decades: When I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 49 Comments

Join Us at ‘Stoked Spoke’

Every year in Seattle, Swift Industries organizes the ‘Stoked Spoke’ series of presentations about cyclotouring trips. On January 18, I’ll talk about our ride across the Paso de Cortés in Mexico. Hear the story behind the ride, discover the inspiration that had us … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Happy New Year!

Let your 2017 be filled with wonderful rides and passionate pursuits! —The team at Bicycle Quarterly and Compass Cycles

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Bicycle Shop Gen

In Bicycle Quarterly, we’ve featured a number of the great bicycle builders in Japan: TOEI, C.S. Hirose, Iribe and Level. We did a brief feature on Bicycle Shop Gen – one of my favorite shops anywhere in the world. This … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Happy Holidays!

We wish all our readers Happy Holidays!

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Follow Us on Instagram!

At Bicycle Quarterly and Compass Cycles, we take thousands of photos on our rides big and small. Only a fraction make it into the magazine or onto our web site. Many of the others are just too precious to vanish … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Holiday Gift Guide

Winter is a time when we think about our bikes. That way, when we are riding, we don’t have to think about our bikes. During the off-season, we overhaul parts to make them last another year. We switch components in search … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 22 Comments