Main Cyclist

Observations, Ruminations, T-Shirts, and Tidbits
One secular humanist's perspective on his experiences cycling

This site offers snippets, both philosophical and physical, originating from my experiences in the cycling arena, into which I regularly enter to try and stay sane, and avoid sphericity, amidst the too cerebral, too chocolate and pepperoni filled, other hours of my daysTechnoFrolics

What may distinguish this site from others, is its focus on the interpersonal elements of the experience, rather than on bicycle technology, exercise physiology, or ride environment.

I hope my reflections, and other more tangible offerings, prove both entertaining and helpful.

David DurlachCycling photos and more on TechnoFrolics website About section.



Reflected Cyclist


(Below links not yet fully filled in 2010.)
  • Push and be pushed: Avoid frustration (and cost of tandem).
  • You wouldn't think it would be birds: Obstacles at 24mph.

T-Shirts / Cycling Jerseys


  • 2016: Interesting change in cycling culture: It used to be that cyclists in this area never stopped for lights, and/but yelled at you in a smug, holier-than-thou manner if you were not wearing a helmet. Now, the majority of riders do obey street light signals and I have not been yelled at helmet-wise in years. Interesting...
  • August 2010: "I Welcome Drafting" T-Shirts great success. In less than 1 week of wearing on Minuteman bike path, has generated several spontaneous compliments, fun drafting experiences, and interesting conversations with interesting people. Get one yourself and join the fun!