Friday, January 8, 2010

A Few Links


In the early 2000s, I started a bicycle history chronology for the SAW newsletter which just grew and grew like Topsy and was eventually presented at, and published by, the 2003 International Cycle History Conference in Canberra, Australia. Jim Langley (celebrated author, cycling mentor, formerly Technical Editor for "Bicycling" magazine and goodness knows what else) graciously hosted the material on his web site at Check out the rest of Jim’s site …. its pretty cool. And this is Jim himself:

Some years ago, I did a cycling advocacy clip on San Antonio’s NPR with Ernie Villareal. Its still available as an MP3 …… The quality can be rather iffy but I am not sure if that was the fault of our internet connection.

I collect Art Medals from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. Most are French. This is one:

Some others are at At some point I want to do a blog entry about them but this will have to do for now!

Two other sites to check out:

Maynard Hershon is a nationally-known cycling journalist (“Tales from the Bike Shop” is a must-read for any cycling aficionado) and he has a cool site at This is Maynard & Tamar with myself and Sharon.

Lastly, one of cycling’s great philosophers is Dave Moulton who built fabulous frames in the 1970s & 80s, some of which were ridden in the Tour de France, Olympics, and World Championships. His blogs are at is at and

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