Specialized Medicine: The Impact of Cycling on ADHD

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects people of all ages worldwide and is one of the leading disorders diagnosed in childhood. The characteristic behaviors of ADHD include varying grades of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. While these behaviors may seem normal for any school-age …

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5 Handmade Beer Accessories for Mountain Bikers

Crookedoakdesign has found a way to upcycle those old bike tubes AND keep your beverages cold.

In my quest for handmade bike accessories I stumbled across several clever, and perhaps even life-altering, bike accessories that the mountain biking beer drinker should consider. As a generous person, I have decided to share these true etsy.com gems. Note: etsy.com offers only handcrafted items by individual sellers. Items can, and often do, sell out. …

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Opinion: Quit Your MTB Proselytizing

Gratuitous action photo showcasing MTB awesomeness and fanaticism. Photo: Trevor Warne

proselytize – verb: to try to persuade people to join a religion, cause, or group. I’ve observed an interesting phenomenon in the world of mountain biking that I honestly don’t think I’ve seen in any other sport else, at least to this degree. That phenomenon is this: the average mountain biker seems to think that we …

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Taking the Kids Ice Biking: Adventures While Bike Commuting During a Wisconsin Winter

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One of my responsibilities as a work from home dad is picking up my kids from school every day. We’re a one-car family and my wife needs the vehicle for work, so that leaves me with a great excuse to ride my bicycle! Here in northern Wisconsin, we sometimes have kind of intense weather. Wisconsin …

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Do Dogs Smile?

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Do dogs smile? Google this question and you will find most dog behaviorists yammering that dogs don’t really smile and that it is just a form of anthropomorphism as people try to make their little buddies little people. One “expert” chimed in that “we must face the truth and accept the fact that dogs are …

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