Tag: bikes

Bicycles, Upaya Zen Center

What you find has everything to do with how you get there

Once in New Mexico I decided to go for an adventure to Albuquerque, and I asked if anyone had recommendations for what to do there. “You want to go to Albuquerque? Albuquerque is an armpit! Just move on through,” replied one car-dependent resident. Undiscouraged, I put my bike on the train in Santa Fe and …


My life as a pedal pusher

A year ago I went to work at The Bike Doctor as a humble pedlar of pedals. I had never worked in the retail end of bikes, and The Bike Doctor is a big store. I was shaky and a little intimidated. There are hundreds of models of bikes and thousands of products I was …