Ernesto Ruiz Salazar

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A Four-Seat Ural Motorcycle Is Cooler Than Your Minivan

Don't ever give up the adventure.<p>There are millions upon millions of cliches in the world of motorized vehicles. But possibly the greatest one of all, other than, is the adage trotted out on every third Craigslist posting: "now that I've got a family, I need to sell my motorcycle."<p>Yes, some …

An Ode to Long-Reach Brakes

Longer-reach rim brakes are a light, simple, and elegant path to more clearance and bigger tires<p>As winter descends, I think of riding slower, gaining weight, and using fenders and big tires. The first two make me think of good beer, the last two make me think about brake reach.<p>Brake reach is the …

The 17 Best Instagram Accounts for Cyclists

From pro peloton insider shots to pics of stylish urban commuter bikes, these Instagram accounts capture the breadth and beauty of the sport

4 Steps to Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

You know you should kick your sugar habit, but going cold turkey can be hard. Use this simple guide to wean yourself off the sweet stuff.<p>Yep, it seems like a no-brainer—a diet high in the white stuff (sugar and refined carbs) is linked to weight gain, diabetes, cancer, depression, and even …

5 of the World’s Coolest Bike Hotels

Staying at these cycling-friendly accomodations will simplify and enhance your vacations

Why I Never Ride Without a Cycling Cap

This hopelessly traditional, possibly outmoded, remarkably humble piece of headgear screams panache. (And it's really practical.)<p>I put on a cycling cap every day that I ride my bike. I've done so pretty much since I became a professional cyclist, when I felt that I had finally earned the right. …

Bopworx Protects Your Bikes from Shipping and Travel, as well as Eachother

At one time or another we all travel with our bike(s) and may even ship them to a destination every so often. Our bikes are fine tuned machines that …

7 Places to Ride Before You Die

Excerpted from The Cyclist's Bucket List, these bike trips will stoke your imagination and vacation planning

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Onion Frittata

4 to 6 Servings<p>The key to making this dish is to have all the ingredients prepared before you begin sautéing the onions.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 large eggs<p>1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan<p>3 large fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces<p>3 large fresh sage leaves, minced<p>1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary<p>1/4 tsp. …

Recipes

Roasted Summer Vegetable Soup with Pesto | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Roasting the vegetables in the oven before pureeing them adds a depth of flavor to this summery soup, as does a dollop of freshly made pesto. You can substitute vegetable stock for the chicken stock if you would prefer a vegetarian dish.<p><b>Roasted Summer Vegetable Soup with Pesto</b><p>For the soup:<p>2 leeks, …

Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels

This recipe was originally going to be vegan calzones. But friends, it’s too dang hot to turn on the oven right now.So, simple, heat-free summer …

Klein Quantum Race

Tonight, I attended the 40th anniversary celebrations of Clarence Street Cyclery. While my earliest memories of the shop — one of Sydney’s oldest — was when I was working as a bike messenger and being asked to leave because it was pouring rain outside and I was dripping water all over their …

Ratatouille

4 Servings<p>For a little spice, you can add either dried or fresh chiles (like Fresno, Thai, or red pepper flakes) to this classic ratatouille recipe.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large globe eggplant, peeled, coarsely chopped<p>1 large zucchini, sliced into ¼-inch-thick rounds<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus …

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How To Make Eggplant Bacon + Vegan BLT with The Best Avocado Mayo Ever

As a matter of habit and, I suspect, genetics, I get up rather early in the morning. Sometimes 3 am or 4 am, in which case I am often able to go back …

7 Tips For Cleaning Your Cycling Water Bottles

Everything you need to know to keep them clean, long-lasting, and mold-free<p>Sticky sweet sports drinks and hydration tablets can turn your cycling bottles into incubators for bacteria and mold. Check out our expert tips below to keep your bottles fresh and clean and in good shape for years of</b> …

13 Ways You're Grilling Burgers Wrong

<i>Welcome to Grillist, our annual celebration of all things smoke and fire. Join us all summer long as we get up in your grill with expert BBQ advice,</i> …

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This is why you should wear more than just a helmet when riding a motorcycle

Since I live in the State of Illinois, there are no helmet laws—I saw several riders without any protective gear and then there were, in what makes even less sense to me, a handful of riders wearing just a helmet.<p>Some with short sleeved shirts and jeans, some with t-shirts and shorts, and one rider …

29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light,” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

How To Build A Cafe Racer

I’m a car designer by trade: I spend my time working out how to make machinery look as good as it can. Designers are creative people by nature, so we crave the opportunity to be as free as possible in our work. We also have many parameters, tests and boundaries to refer to, to make sure we deliver …

Top 10 custom motorcycles

It’s been a huge year for custom motorcycles. They’re back with a bang, and the mainstream media has noticed. Even the Financial Times has picked up on the resurgence, reporting on The Comeback of the Cafe Racer. And most of the biggest-selling motorcycle magazines have added ‘new wave’ customs …

The 6 Greatest Adventure Motorcycles You Can Buy Today

Sportbikes are great for high speeds and getting low in turns; dirt bikes are right at home threading through dense wooded trails and slingin’ dirt. …

Maple Dijon Roasted Carrots

Today I have a tasty and super easy side dish for you that is perfect for Easter, or any other dinner for that matter, some maple dijon roasted …

Yes, It's Possible to Screw Up a Hot Dog. Here's How Not To

This cookout staple is so easy to make, it's impossible to screw up…right? Here's how to cook a hot dog—the correct way.<p>Cooking up a proper hot dog isn't rocket science, but it's not a fool-proof endeavor, either. From burst casings to the wrong condiments, these are the most common hot dog crimes. …

Going Dutch: Boy Janssen's XT 600 desert sled

Most custom bikes lead pretty easy lives. Even scramblers and dirt trackers are likely to spend more time on road than off. But this tough Yamaha XT 600 is the real deal—built to follow a rally team through North Africa.<p>It belongs to Boy Janssen, who recently swapped the streets of Amsterdam for a …

A man built this Honda S90 in his apartment

We’ve seen plenty of shed-built bikes but … apartment-built? Yes, it’s possible—as Simon Radomski shows with this adorable Honda S90.<p>He picked the bike up on Craigslist for $220. “The guy had too many other projects,” he says, “and needed to get rid of this one. It was rough, but mostly …

The Rise of the Compact Crank (aka “The Death of the Triple”)

In the road bike market, you may have noticed that nearly every manufacturer is offering bikes with compact double crankset, ie road cranks with a …

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