Fat Tire Tuesday

Cycling addict Sarah Hansing reflects on all things fat tire … and then some.

Fat Tire Tuesday: An Experiment in Doing Nothing

Fat Tire Tuesday: An Experiment in Doing Nothing

Justifying a bad decision to be a slacker By Sarah Hansing This is exactly the sort of awesomeness one misses when one opts for binging on Netflix over riding one’s bike. Sayin’.Photo: Bruce Dorman Hi. My name is Sarah, and I am a tremendous hypocrite.  ...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Recess

Fat Tire Tuesday: Recess

Rediscovering the magic of a childhood necessity By Sarah Hansing The Recess Selfie by Bruce Dorman. I have discovered something glorious. Okay, maybe not GLORIOUS but definitely super rad. Now that I think about it, this thing isn’t such a new concept. It is...
Fat Tire Tuesday: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Fat Tire Tuesday: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

But if you try sometime, you just might find … (yeah, you know the rest of that one) By Sarah Hansing Get a good dose of vitamin D on the Wilder Ranch State Park fire road climbs! Photo: Julie Kanagy Ah … the magic of the forced march mountain bike ride. It was...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Not So Pretty

Fat Tire Tuesday: Not So Pretty

Reflections on the often ungainly route to success   By Sarah Hansing For the record: this success was quite pretty! I’m not going to lie. It wasn’t pretty. I don’t think I’ve had such an ungraceful bobble through a rock garden in QUITE some time, really. There was no...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Be More Like Harlan

Fat Tire Tuesday: Be More Like Harlan

Reflections on seeking out your very own pieces of happy By Sarah Hansing I have decided that I should endeavor to be more like my cat. Not in a climbing screens and destroying toilet paper rolls kind of way, mind you … OR in a sleeping 18 hours a day kind of way.   I...
Fat Tire Tuesday: The Sea Otters

Fat Tire Tuesday: The Sea Otters

Git some By Sarah Hansing Photo: Monterey Bay Aquarium Oh c’mon – like you guys had anything else on your mind this week. That’s right. It’s time for Sea Otter 2016. Now go drool over the newest latest and greatest products, gasp at the mad skillz of racers from all...
Fat Tire Tuesday: The Limit Laws

Fat Tire Tuesday: The Limit Laws

Coming to appreciate your limits By Sarah Hansing Somewhere in SoCal. Riding micro-marbles on concrete. Photo: Brad Ables. I think it is fair to say that “know your limits” is not one of my favorite phrases. In fact, as much as it is repeated and circulated among the...
Fat Tire Tuesday: ish

Fat Tire Tuesday: ish

Allowing for the possibility of … well, a different possibility By Sarah Hansing Photo: Montaña de Oro State Park (Bruce Dorman) It seems that nearly every person I know has started one, is adding to one, or is working on one: The Bucket List. A personal checklist of...
Fat Tire Tuesday: I Suppose I’ve Gone Missing for a Bit

Fat Tire Tuesday: I Suppose I’ve Gone Missing for a Bit

Reflections on being grateful for your body when it’s working well, and more kind to it when it’s not  By Sarah Hansing Reflections. Photo by Bruce Dorman. I suppose I’ve gone missing for a bit. It’s an easy thing to do, when you’re a whole ocean away....
Fat Tire Tuesday: Be a Good Host

Fat Tire Tuesday: Be a Good Host

Putting out the welcome mat for out-of-towners By Sarah Hansing Somewhere Down Under (Bruce Dorman). For all of the sort of smug satisfaction I have gotten from showing visiting friends the “locals only” side of things, I had the tables turned on me this past week. I...
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