Video: Inside look at the bike builder's shop.
Kos: Bike Ride A Day comment:
When I was going into the 9th grade, I asked my Mom to get me excused from P.E. on account of my asthma. My asthma really wasn't severe, but my adolescent angst was, and I just couldn't bear the thought of enduring a daily opportunity to embarrass myself in front of my peers while wearing polyester shorts in a most unfortunate shade of blue.Read more.
And so, I assumed the mantle of gawky, uncoordinated nerd.
Fast forward to today. McDoc bought a bike last summer when we moved closer to his workplace. He wanted me to get one, too, so we could tool around together, but I declined, stubbornly sticking to my preference for walking.
McDoc can be stubborn, too, though, and when he took his bike in for a tuneup last month, he suggested I test ride a bike, just for grins.
OMG, it was so fun!
Norcal Bikers on Plus 3. I'm on there too -- look me up.
Cyclist kills pedestrian, jailed and banned from driving for a year. In the meantime, drivers who kill cyclists mostly get a slap on the wrist. Holier Than You reports on the SF Pedestrian Body Count.