Administrator and author of Biking Bis. Currently live in the Seattle area; previously Texas, California, Maryland, Georgia and Ohio. Own a Lemond road bike for light riding and Rockhopper for poor weather riding and touring.
Before reaching first-name-only cult status as a pro baseball player, Ichiro Suzuki was just another kid riding his bicycle to school.
But unlike the fate of most of those kids’ bikes, Ichiro’s bicycle is on display in the four-story Ichiro Museum his parents own and operate in Toyoyama, Japan.
Seattle Times sports writer Geoff Baker paid a visit to that museum recently in advance of the Mariners heading to Japan to open their season against the Oakland A’s. Baker describes the museum in “Shrine to Ichiro, baseball greatness is just a mom-and-pop operation.” He writes:
“But that celebrity stuff is kept largely to the side. More front and center is the bicycle Ichiro rode to high school …
When Marley Blonsky riding bikes nearly 10 years ago in Seattle, it was a struggle to find even basic padded shorts or a jersey to fit her plus-size body. These days there's a world of inclusive sizing if you know where to look, and we have her recommendations here.
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