Requiem for a Coffeehouse

Our neighborhood café, Morning Glory Coffeehouse, is closing its doors tomorrow evening. This is sad news. It’s been wonderful to have a cozy coffeeshop one block away from our house. Jeffrey and company did a great job of creating a hip, comfortable, welcoming space for everyone, unruly children included. The word on the street is […]

Weekly Climbing Motivation

Hueco vid from Matt Wilder on Vimeo. Thinking about Hueco…..


Urban Velo was kind enough to allow me to review a set of FSA Metropolis bars, and my review is up on their site. Flourish Magazine has also kindly reprinted an essay I wrote for Comment, Drawing Lines in the Sand. I appreciate the opportunities given to me by these fine publications.

On Climbing

So, if it has not been obvious, I’ve turned the page on the “serious cycling” chapter of my life. For nearly two years, I (mostly) committed myself to racing. It was good fun, I got to meet some really fine folks, and I got into better shape. I had some fleeting success (cyclocross, StrongLand), but, […]

Weekly Climbing Motivation

Masterpiece V13, Joe’s Valley from Matt Wilder on Vimeo.