Singlespeed in Miami – Something sandy on the catwalk – part 3

The Venetian Causeway is well marked and wide enough for a sidecar on my bike too. It’s a perfect city ride, but I’m feeling the effects of a 2:30am start as well as the cocktails on the plane. It’s also hot as hell, maximum humidity and I’m sweating pale English bullets already. Burning too probably. So all told this is [...]

Singlespeed in Miami fuzzy caterpillars in faux-Roman aqueducts – part 2

So I get to the airport and there’s almost no seats left on the plane. I’m not worried. People miss the Miami flight all the time. I want to know where they go. At the gate I get a boarding pass in Main Cabin Extra and we’re airborne on time. It’s a short hop down to Miami and the flight [...]

Singlespeed in Miami – featuring no singlespeeds in Miami – part 1

I’m taking a two-day run to Miami for a dirt-bag bike exploration of the city and surrounding beaches. It’s been a couple years now since I was last there, and I’ve never ridden a bike around the city coastal area, including of course Miami Beach. With my friends at American Airlines this short trip takes full advantage of available time. [...]