Beginning in the 1980s Barb and I purchased a tandem bicycle – a Burley Samba. Since I were already writing for a number of publications it was a natural that some of my scribbles should be slanted toward the cycle world. Bicycle Trader, a San Francisco publication ran a few of my stories, and Sannon Essex, an artist employed at the magazine offered to illustrate a few of my manuscripts. His work brought some of my stuff to life.
Flat Tires is one of them. It’s already 19-year-old newsprint and it’s showing its age.: