FIVE THINGS is a feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist Aaron Smith, a.k.a Mpls Musette. Mr. Smith is currently a channel sales manager for Podiumwear Custom Sports Apparel.
Truth be told, I'm not doing much riding lately due to the arrival of Child #2. My ride is generally the 2.6 miles to and from work. What's great about it, however, is that I go over the Mississippi every day. Once in the morning light and now in the dark.
FIVE THINGS is a weekly feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist David Brauer. In the past few years as he transitioned out of journalism, Brauer chaired the board of the Kingfield Farmer's Market, finished up his college degree at the University of Minnesota and started a podcast. As more biking content infiltrated his somewhat epic Twitter feed, we wanted to get Brauer's take on bikes and for sure wanted to know what is "stuck in his craw."
- Cyclist and Rad Dad Phil Velo is a fixture in the Twin Cities Bike Scene. He's the admin of popular Facebook Groups Twin Cities Bicycle Trading Post and Twin Cities Stolen Bikes. He founded the popular Powderhorn 24 bike race. He and his wife Jana work hard to make new cyclists feel welcome and lately he's been ripping up some sweet singletrack with his young daughter.
- Yes, it is possible for Banjo Brothers Bags to look and smell like new with a little basic care using materials you already have at home. It doesn't matter if you're a bikepacker, a bicycle commuter, a gravelgrinder or do long distance bike touring, sooner or later you're going to want to clean your bags.
Grace is a chemist and a materials engineering grad student who lives and rides bikes in the Washington, D.C. area. Her passions include riding bikes, running, camping and drinking beer. Grace is the former Warranty Manager and Senior Sales Associate at BicycleSPACE.
- FIVE THINGS is a weekly feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is Mark ‘Markus’ Cramton. Markus is an avid cyclist and has been the local 30 Days of Biking Captain in Fargo, North Dakota for the past five years.