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Wouldn't a good cycling navigation app on a smartphone be handy? As I have related in previous posts about problems with my Garmin and trying to use my smartphone for tracking my rides, I have put some effort in to taking advantage of all the smarts that are packed into my smartphone.  With just a little bit of fiddling, I was able to drop the Garmin and use my Android phone to track my rides in Strava. Although tracking a ride can...

Did you have a model globe in your house when you were growing up?  I remember spending hours examining the globe, the vast oceans, the continents and the countries.  I noticed that on a particularly open part of the seas, usually the southern ocean, was what looked like a big figure 8.  At the time, I didn't pay it much attention.  Now, however, I now know why it was there, and what it is: the "analemma." As a year-around cyclist, winter...