This column was originally published in the Republic-Monitor on Feb. 8, 2018. Leading up to the Super Bowl, I had “I’m Movin’ On” by Rascal Flatts stuck in my head, a song about determining to live life again after heartbreak. (You can tell it’s a country song because there ain’tContinue Reading

Pictured here is a "mid-range" road bike, which is still about three rangers higher than the author's new budget (but still beloved) bike.

Like most American men, I get excited over the purchase of shiny metal objects. And the most recent shiny metal object purchase in my life is a new road bike. It’s my first-ever decent, not meant for tooling around town, dedicated road bike. (I know you’re wondering how much itContinue Reading