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 Hi. My name is Sarah, and I am a tremendous hypocrite.   It’s not intentional, mind you. But nonetheless, I’ve been TOTALLY remiss in practicing what I preach, so to speak. I want to have a “rah rah and...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Recess

Fat Tire Tuesday: Recess

Rediscovering the magic of a childhood necessity By Sarah Hansing 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 something we were well acquainted with...
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 Ah … the magic of the forced march mountain bike ride. It was REALLY windy. I was unmotivated. It was really windy. It was overcast. It was really windy. To put...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Not So Pretty

Fat Tire Tuesday: Not So Pretty

Reflections on the often ungainly route to success   By Sarah Hansing 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 delicate dance, no floating the bike on...
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 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 over the world and then get...
Fat Tire Tuesday: The Limit Laws

Fat Tire Tuesday: The Limit Laws

Coming to appreciate your limits By Sarah Hansing 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 masses, I think it is ALSO fair to say that I can’t remember this well...
Fat Tire Tuesday: ish

Fat Tire Tuesday: ish

Allowing for the possibility of … well, a different possibility By Sarah Hansing 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 going and seeing and doing and eating and...
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 I suppose I’ve gone missing for a bit. It’s an easy thing to do, when you’re a whole ocean away. More relevantly, it’s an easy thing to...
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 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 was treated to the Sydney “locals...