Repairing bikes isn’t a great way to make a living. On average, bike mechanics are paid less than the average high school dropout. The newly formed Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association might help change that.
Our tech editor lays out a vision for a bike race that celebrates the rider who can kill it on any type of bike in any type of terrain, whether or not they could win one of the existing, super-specialized events.
Cigarettes used to be a tool for celebrating happy times, soothing a stressful mind, fighting boredom, suppressing hunger or easing social situations. The bike does these all in a much healthier way. Except hunger suppression. Bike rides suck for that.