About Johnny
SLO Cyclist's Chief Editor and roadie, Johnny, helps keep everything running smoothly here. He's also the one who reminds us that the rules of road cycling were made to be broken. Except the sunglasses one. That one makes sense.

Share the Road

22 September, 2018 Johnny

A friend of mine, much into his sports cars, was complaining about having to share the road with cyclists.  His argument, taxes paid by vehicle owners.  Point taken.  But what about the taxes cyclists pay as drivers and the obvious benefits.  Improved health, lack of greenhouse gasses, lower traffic impact […]

The Old Compared to What’s New

4 July, 2018 Johnny

The Wright Brothers did more than fly…The Van Cleve Bicycle. Bicycles of the 1890’s had different size wheels, known as ‘high-wheelers’.  With the manufacture of the “Safety bicycle” it quickly super-ceded the dangerous high wheeler.  The high wheelers were faster but much harder to ride. This “Van Cleve bicycle” was […]

REDD PROTEIN BARS

1 June, 2018 Johnny

  REDD SUPER FOOD PROTEIN BARS There are so many protein bars available, what makes this one stand out?  The caramel salted energy and this super food protein bar tastes good and hold up well on a long ride.  Our tester found a nice balance; sweet and salty, and liked […]

BLDG Active Review

17 April, 2018 Johnny

active bottle picBLDG Active™, the leader in bringing cutting-edge medical technologies to active outdoor athletes, announces two additions.  The new skin repair product and bringing pro Multi-World Champ, Brian Lopes, to it’s ambassador team.   BLDG Active Skin Repair Price: $24.99 & $29.99 Weight: 3 fl oz Available in a […]

SWANK SUNGLASSES BY TIFOSI

19 March, 2018 Johnny

A while back, Bek told me about these new cycling sunglasses and asked me to try ’em.  I have my old pair that I’m attached to, so I wasn’t too excited.  Got to say I put these through some tough tests.  Even gave them to my wife and asked her […]

CYCLING RETURNS TO CALISTOGA

15 March, 2018 Johnny

CampoVelo  announces “Saturday Night at the Speedway.”  Calistoga Speedway to switch from cars to bicycles for one April night.  Inspired by the cult-classic, coming of age films, Breaking Away and Indiana University’s, Little 500 race.  Campovelo returns for a second year of three days of World Class Cycling.  It all occurs April 27-29, […]

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