Bad luck and a head injury couldn't kill him. Poverty just made him stronger. Now, freewheeling Bay Area bicycling legend Mike Neel is staging another comeback by coaching professional women's racing.
There are reasons for building and owning extremely expensive, not especially speedy one-of-a-kind bicycles. The appreciation of craftsmanship. The satisfaction of owning something absolutely unique. The comfort of a perfect fit. The joy of true obsession
As the millennium approaches, the country is engulfed in a bicycling craze that's reminiscent of our last fin de siecle. A Bay Area street kid named George Mount helped start it all. Savior on Wheels