Category Archives: interviews
Genre de Vie

While the standard issue talking head approach to bicycle documentary can get old relatively fast, I found this one in particular to be quite informative. Filmed in Copenhagen and NYC, two cycling hubs, Genre de Vie takes a look at urban life and the empowerment achieved by using the bicycle as a form of transportation.

If you’re an architect, urban planner, or someone who is enthralled by urbanism, give this one a watch for sure.

Feb 17, 2015 Comments are OFF
Poler: Campvibes Comminuqué W15
Communique-3_1024x1024

Poler’s newest newsprint magazine, the Campvibes Communiqué, is now online and features an interview with Erik and myself on the Oregon Outback. Benji from Poler knows us personally, so this interview goes a bit deeper than your standard interview. The Outback was one of the toughest rides I’ve ever ridden and documented, so it made for some juicy content.

Pick up the Campvibes Comminuqué for $5 at Poler.

On a related note: who is planning on doing it this year? I’m thinking it’s time for round two!

Feb 2, 2015 1 comment
44 Bikes Interview
44BikeCo

The guys at A Maker Tale recently interviewed Kris from 44 Bikes on the life of a framebuilder. It’s a great listen, so check it out at Soundcloud.

Jan 27, 2015 Comments are OFF
CX Hairs: Stephen Hyde

As a precursor to my upcoming gallery from the event, here’s CX Hairs with Stephen Hyde’s thoughts on the course…

Jan 13, 2015 Comments are OFF
I Love Berkeley Supply!

Eli, aka “extra cream cheese”, is one of the absolute nicest dudes you’ll ever meet. That is, if you happen to go to his shop in Denver, Berkeley Supply. His store sells only made in the USA apparel and even though Eli doesn’t talk about here, or show it for that matter, he’s got one of the sickest bikes from NAHBS last year too!

I hope you’re still riding your Avery County Cross dude.

Keep killing it! Nice video, Adam!

Dec 11, 2014 3 comments
The Tenspeed Hero CX Team Interviews
IMG_02611

I’m so stoked on the Tenspeed Hero CX team. These women inspire me and others to ride, which is why I love reading insightful interviews, like the team pulled together recently for the TSH Blog. Head over and check it out!

Dec 5, 2014 Comments are OFF
The Wolf’s Mouth

This is great! Here’s some background:

“This video was made in support of The Wolf’s Mouth’s upcoming travel project “FOUNDATIONS.” Its intent is to show the struggles and mental hardships of growing up ethnic, the acceptance of one’s self, and how the joy of cycling is present for everyone.”

See more information at the project’s Go Fund Me.

Nov 25, 2014 4 comments
Wednesday Night ‘Cross Practice on Randall’s Island – Chris Lee
Evan Murphy gives instructions to a group of racers before starting drills.

Wednesday Night ‘Cross Practice on Randall’s Island, New York City
Photos and interview by Chris Lee

Ride over to soccer field 70 on Randall’s Island in New York City around 7 pm on a Wednesday and you’ll be met with bikes rolling around in grass and dirt, someone yelling “come on you can do it!” and a group of 15 or so racers running drills around cones and trees. This is the home of the weekly ‘cross practices in New York City.

Evan Murphy, a cat 2 cyclocross racer, runs these weekly practices with his teammate, Kyle Murphy, a cat 1 racer, every Wednesday on Randall’s Island. The Murphy “Brothers” bring cones and homemade barriers to run drills and mock races. These practices not only build the skills needed to become a better racer but also helps build a community of racers in a city and in a sport where stepping out of your comfort zone is the name of the game.

(more…)

Nov 17, 2014 1 comment