Jennifer Eskridge

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Stoke

If you’re a follower of Cycle EXIF’s horsepowered older brother, Bike EXIF, you’ll probably enjoy today’s offering twice as much as our usual fare. Canada’s Martin Aveyard has built himself a pedal-powered short-track commuter that’s guaranteed to turn heads.<p>Martin tells the story: “My original …

Vienna Bikeworks eBike

In 2010, Fabian ‘Spartacus’ Cancellara gained notoriety for the alleged use of a battery and engine stowed in the seat tube of his bike to win the Tour of Flanders and the Paris–Roubaix events. ‘Mechanical doping’ is just as out-of-bounds as the use of performance-enhancing drugs for professional …

Tour of Flanders

The Ultimate Sign Of Success: An Open Calendar

Everyone has a million things to do. True success is having a million things to do but only doing a few of them.<p>“Busy” is the modern equivalent of “fine.”<p>Ask people how they’re doing and they’re highly likely to tell you they’re “keeping busy” or “we had a busy summer” or “you know, busy as usual!” …

Work from Home

12 Ways to Gain Independence

On this Independence Day Weekend, take back your freedom. Here are 12 declarations you should say loud and proud.<p>Now that the fireworks are over and your ears have stopped ringing, it's a good time to reflect on the masterful way our founding fathers and mothers took control of their own destiny.<p>We …

7 Business Model Personalities

Business models are like instruction manuals for your business. These archetypes could help you build a successful company.<p>A well-defined business model should clearly articulate your function in the market, including how you make money, what inputs you depend upon, who your target customers are, …

Competition: Knog Blinder

Knog products have always held me in good stead. Their ergonomic, functional design and robust construction seem to complement whatever bike I’m on, rather than detract from it, regardless of whether it’s classic or modern. Their range of USB-rechargeable Blinder Lights are the latest addition to a …

Firefly Bicycles FF-217

If there’s one thing to be said for Boston’s Firefly Bicycles, they’re happy to try new things. While the trio of Tyler, Jamie and Kevin have produced a steady stream of exceptional world-class road-going weapons, a look through their list of recent builds will reveal some highly innovative and …

Leave It On The Road

If you list the Rapha blogs among your daily reads, or read Prolly Is Not Probably, you’ll have come across these two Speedvagen road bikes dressed in Sacha White’s unmistakeable liveries. They belong to Michael Tabtabai and Andrew Hudon, who embark this morning on a 3,465 mile odyssey in 24 days …

Landshark Roadshark

The 19th stage of the 2013 Giro d’Italia, from Ponte di Legno to Val Martello, was cancelled due to treacherous conditions, reminding us of Andy Hampsten clambering over the summit of Passo di Gavia in a blizzard back in 1988. The bike Andy was riding wasn’t a Huffy, the brand emblazoned on the …

Fish

Raleigh Team Professional

As the 2013 Tour de France braces itself for Stage 8, the first battle with an HC peak—scaling the Col de Pailhères—it’s sobering to remember these feats of climbing weren’t always performed upon ultra-light carbon bikes with electronic shifting. The 1980 Tour was won by Joop Zoetemelk on a Raleigh …

Tour de France

How to: Make an Easy Perpetual Chalkboard Calendar

Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I <i>enjoy</i> being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help …

Woodworking

How To: Make Invisible Ink

Need to pass along an important message on paper without having it accidentally discovered by your archenemy? Using very common household products, …

7 Clock Ideas That Will Add A Touch Of DIY To Any Space (PHOTOS)

In the age of digital watches and iPhones, most of us keep time with our pocket-sized devices. But there's something to be said about wall clocks: They can really make a statement in a room. Aside from filling up an empty wall (and in some cases anchoring a space), these fixtures can be fun and …

Tag: DIY

How to Arrange Flowers Like a Frenchwoman: 8 Chic Techniques<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Landscaping 101: How to Kill Poison Ivy<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Recipe: A …

Christmas Trees

5 DIY Chalkboard Projects for Your Home

Chalkboard paint is gaining a lot of popularity among home design and DIY enthusiasts, and for good reason. It makes note-taking and list-making …

What’s The Best Business Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Great advice is worth its weight in gold.<p>Earlier this week, you told us the qualities that make a really good boss, so we thought it only appropriate for you to share the best business advice you’ve ever received — advice that likely came from one of those awesome bosses. So we asked a quick …

Smart Cars: Fill ‘Er Up With Apps

Why our cars need to work more like our phones.<p>When I pull up to a red light, I pull out my phone. Then the light turns green, every other car is moving, and someone’s honking because I can’t stop tittering at Twitter. Technically, my behavior is illegal in many states–but my concern, as is my …