Very early in my interest in photography, I was reading an issue of Better Photography, and was startled to see reviews of different types of film. "Really?" I said to myself. "I thought film was film."

A few years later, very early in my interest in bicycling, a similar thing happened. This time it was reviews of bicycle tyres. I read about how the ride characteristics of one tyre were better than another and thought, "Nah, I'm never going to go there. That's just too obsessive."

Little. Did. I. Know.

It's been a few years now, and my obsession with bicycling just gets more pathological. While this blog is essentially a document of pathology, of limited interest only to the similarly afflicted, there will be some attempt at reaching out to new riders and anyone new to fitness and training.