Surly Tag

At about this time last year, I talked about my bicycle mileage review in general. Reading that article and looking at my current situation right now, I can’t but feel proud of my accomplishment. So many things have happened in one year that we need...

Our attention this week turns to the City of Sin to take part in the premiere bicycle industry event: Interbike 2014.  For those who don't know what Interbike is, it is the biggest bicycle trade show of the year in North America, which takes place...

[caption id="attachment_436" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Johnny's first tour with the Salsa Vaya.[/caption] It’s hard to believe that I’ve put 1,000 miles on my 2013 Salsa Vaya 3 in a little over 6 months.  I picked this bike up on July 3rd at Topanga Creek Bicycles shop in...

I've been keeping a record of all my rides’ mileage since 2009.  I use a cycling computer most of the time, but I actually use Google Maps more.  I have a knack for remembering where I have been, except when it's evening and I can't...

[caption id="attachment_71" align="alignnone" width="614"] Longtail touring bicycle.[/caption] Majority of my self-supported tours thus far have pretty much been on a longtail cargo bicycle.  This type of bike is ideal if you want to repurpose that old mountain bike that’s been sitting in your garage into a...