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On The Rivet

In cycling slang, on the rivet refers to putting out maximum effort, and derives from the way cyclists lean all the way forward on the hard bicycle seat, which traditionally has a flat rivet in the very front. This is part of a complete episode.

Bike Shop Slang

Lesley Tweedie from Chicago, Illinois, owns a bike shop, and shares some slang from her workplace. A boomerang bike is one of those bikes that goes out the door and comes back 20 minutes later for another repair. JRA refers to those instances when...

Another Skeuomorph

Here’s another fun skeuomorph: Martha’s father bought an exercise bike for the den, but the pedals have reflectors on them. This is part of a complete episode.

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