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  • Raleigh Profile: Juan Carlos Hernandez

    Mar 10, 2013

    After losing a leg in Afghanistan, Juan Hernandez discovered cycling. It saved his life. All photos courtesy Juan Hernandez
    On October 13, 2009, Juan Carlos Hernandez was conducting a nighttime aerial mission in the valleys of Afghanistan when the aircraft he was traveling in was struck by a rocket propelled grenade. Shrapnel [...]

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  • An (ab)normal commuting day for a Sales Rep.

    Jun 29, 2009

     
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    Part I in a III part blog. 
    It seems slightly ironic that the sales reps of bicycle companies are pretty dependent upon cars to get their job done.  With towns being as spread about as they are, and the need to see these shops often, an automobile is a necessary evil.  This is one Sales Reps foray into ditching his driver seat for a bicycle seat to [...]

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  • Long Bike Back

    Jun 5, 2009

    I recieve calls and emails almost daily from people who are attempting to ride across the country.  Some are for charity, others for personal reasons, some are just looking for free bikes. 
    Last year Pearson contacted me and told me his story of being hit by a car, left on the side of the road seriously injured, his road to recovery and his [...]

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  • Keep Pedaling…This Way (part III)

    Feb 24, 2009

    Adrian keeps spinning his One Way… 
    Over the weekend, I decided to see what a fix gear feels like on a moderate 30 mile ride. The Silver Strand ride from Downtown San Diego into Coronado with a ferry ride back downtown was great. It gave me time to think about peddling, peddling, peddling, and peddling.  What I am doing now, peddling, peddling… [...]

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