April 4, 2014

Kortrijk, Belgium: Traveling and Cycling Before the Tour of Flanders

Remember how I said it still didn’t feel like I was actually going to Belgium to ride in a 153-mile granfondo, even as I was finishing packing? […]
April 1, 2014

How to Train for Belgium’s Tour of Flanders Cycling Sportive

Waffles and beer, beer and waffles. That was the extent of my Belgian knowledge about a month ago. Oh, and that Dr. Evil is from there, […]
March 27, 2014

My Weekend as an International Water Tasting Judge

I’m sitting in a suit and tie, sniffing a glass of water and trying to taste… something. Something that distinguishes this glass of water from the […]
February 24, 2014

Thank You, BMC Switzerland

BMC Switzerland has graciously selected me as one of six participants at the 2014 Tour Of Flanders sportive. Stay tuned to #BMC_gf2014 for updates and crazy […]
February 21, 2014

No Sympathy NeedeD: Breweries Continue to Play Role in Detroit’s Story

Detroit has been flirting with disaster for decades. The bankruptcy claim that has (briefly) reignited interest in the city’s story is the result of years of […]
February 21, 2014

How I Became An International Water Tasting Judge

Tomorrow I will be a guest judge at the 24th annual International Water Tasting in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia — a historic spa town near the […]