Author Archive for Jonathan Hero

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White tail

From Lewis to Clark

Roads we Love / I didn’t see either of the birds named after the famous men but I did see…

Mugshot

Festive 500 and Clyde Hero

In April 1925, Joe Tanko and his cohort Floyd Hall escaped San Quentin. Not an easy task. These fugitives, both…

Team

Heroes at the Rapha Gentlemen’s Race

It would fun to be able to say, even half truthfully, that the Rapha Gentlemen’s Race was easy or even…

Cardiac Bypass

Roads We Love

Auburn, California, Endurance Capital of the World, has trails and roads befitting the title. Even if it is an honorary…

Ski Lift

Bogus Bike Ride

Soon after Tenspeed Hero located one of its many headquarters in Boise, Idaho, we noticed stickers that said “Bogus.” To…

Bikes Beach

Crossing the San Andreas Fault

On a recent Saturday, Jonathan Hero and Tyler Harris headed out from an old ranch in Napa; an old ranch…

Goldie

Alpaca Shearing, Tenspeed Hero West

In Boise Idaho, at Tenspeed Hero Farm (not really called that but for the sake of this post we can…

Luke Bike

Italian Steel in Idaho

What you find while minding your own business rummaging through a friend’s garage may be treasure. Fore instance, in Sacramento…

Exergy Helmet

Exergy Tour 2013: a Preview

The Exergy Tour will not be happening this year and Tenspeed Hero will not be there every step of the…

skewer

Mavic Open Pro with Schmidt Dynamo Hub

The plan was to build this wheel, to lace this wheel that is. Jonathan Hero called Hiroshi at Jitensha Studio…

Lance Armstrong

Oprah Winfrey

Words By Jonathan Sadler / Illustration by Rebecca Goesling / On a recent Thursday evening while navigating the Internet, I…

The Odyssey

Winter Reading

Some say the word hero is an overused, overly grand word, like genius. Picasso, for example, was a genius, and…