Eben Weiss

Eben Weiss

Systematically and mercilessly disassembling, flushing, greasing, and re-packing the cycling culture.  


I Did Trail Work Once and Felt Smug for a Lifetime

Trails don’t just magically appear in the forest like fairies and toadstools. Rather, they are generally the work of indefatigable volunteers who tend to them in their spare time.

Eben Weiss
Feb 26, 2020

LeBron James Is the New Hero of Bike Shares

Lyft, who operates New York City’s bike share program as well as those in other major U.S. cities, partnered with NBA great LeBron James to give kids free access to Citi Bikes.

Eben Weiss
Feb 12, 2020

OK, I Admit It, Some Bikes Do Have Souls

Last year, I acquired a bike I love so much that I've been forced to contemplate the possibility that it is indeed more than the sum of its parts.

Eben Weiss
Jan 27, 2020

This Is Why Mountain Bikers Can't Have Nice Things

Bad behavior from a few riders might be jeopardizing access to Kingdom Trails, one of the premier trail networks on the East Coast. Here's what mountain bikers can learn from it.

Eben Weiss
Jan 13, 2020

Ticketing Cyclists Is Pointless and Cruel

The law is the law, but being ticketed for making a right on red on a bicycle just as I was emerging from that shitshow unscathed felt like being penalized for spiking the ball after scoring the game...

Eben Weiss
Dec 3, 2019