I’ve always revered Sheldon Brown for his erudition and wisdom. Knowing that much is rare enough, but being able to communicate that knowledge so clearly to others is even rarer. And sharing it so willingly and wittily is what made him a singular figure in cycling. Read it all here.
By now, you’ve likely heard about the passing of Sheldon Brown. Sheldon was one of the coolest and unique people with so much passion and knowledge about bicycles and cycling. I’m not going to attempt to eulogize him here, but I think Bike Snob NYC had one of the best posts on the matter that I’ve read.