The montado

That time I rode a bike while on an investigative journalism trip to the cork oak forests* and factories of Portugal . . . * the montado

I’m pro cork

I rewrap my handlebars (the first time I’ve done this to any bike since I was maybe twelve) with a cork-based product that makes me feel good because of that whole traipsing-through-the-cork-forests-and-factories-of-Portugal investigative journalism thing I did a few years ago. (If interested, see here.) Cork is a fully-sustainable product (harvesting it is like sheering…