Global warming is hard to appreciate until it begins to affect you directly and the fact that sea level is rising probably faster thanks to human action that it would have been doing naturally is just one consequence. Recent research has shown that the rate of rising oceans isn’t a spatially equal process. I found this today. It made me think:
“Only after the last tree has been cut down, only after the last river has been poisoned, only after the last fish has been caught, only then will you find that money can not be eaten” Cree Indian Philosophy
After demand for some different local weather forecasting due to a bout of inaccuracy from the beeb, there’s now a few more options.
For those interested in the more extreme side of the sport, there are some nice photos of the Turner/Honda freeride bike over at Pinkbike as well as news that Wayne Goss has won the third annuall Race Face Ultimate Freeride Challenge.
Finally racing in the opening Sea Otter race this year was so dry that some of the pros wer running semi slicks, or totally slicks, or even ‘cross wheels and tyres on their mountain bikes. Pretty mad stuff. Velonews also have an good interview with legendary rider Missy Giove.