Whether you’re a new rider or your calf is permanently stained, here’s some stuff you might enjoy. Learn long and pedal.

He designed our bikes. Shouldn’t need anything else to prove he’s got skills: Michael Downes.

They build our bikes, and they’re awesome: Zen Bicycle Fabrication.

Yes they do: Bikes Belong.

He knew everything about everything having to do with bikes. Read it all: Sheldon Brown.

Ain’t no end to what people can do: Cardboard Bicycle. (Plus, BoingBoing is fantastic.)