Today’s ride was interesting, I met two ladies that I would want to ride with again. 🙂 I have my small band of guys that usually ride with… and since mountain bike group rides never seem to work in my schedule – I don’t get to met a lot of other riders unless someone actually… Read More Unexpected New Friends
As recovery is coming along slowly, I’m finding that I need other things besides riding to bring a smile to my face. I finally purchased something that I should have bought years ago: prescription sunglasses. I’ll admit, I don’t always wear my contacts (they don’t seem to get along with hours on the computer)… and… Read More Do these glasses make me look fast?
Here it comes! The brisk, dark morning commutes and the cold, quiet after-work night rides. Layers of clothes to keep me warm, another layer to keep the wind at bay and my teeth still chattering. Occasionally forgetting to charge up my 2000 lumens light (always makes for an interesting time). Red blinky lights for my… Read More Transitioning in “Winter”
Strava has this wonderful little feature that allows you to set up to total mileage (or hours) goal for the year. Yup, for the year. I can barely think through a month. In January, I looked at my 2015 mileage and must have said “Well, I did 1,000+ miles this year – let’s go big… Read More Silly Goals
Set-backs. No one likes them. We all like to complain about them… but in the end, they still bite. This last Thursday, I was physically and mentally ready to pack up the car and drive 8hrs out to the NorthEast Corner of Arizona for a race. I had never ridden the area and was really looking… Read More Well, that bites…
Men: no need to read this post. It’s all about lady’s cycling fashion. Let’s talk for a second about the most important part of cycling fashion… Your chamois. I can see both sides of the coin… On one hand, the female cyclist deserves the same range and variety that our male counterparts enjoy. On the… Read More Equality in cycling fashion
After a particularly horrible work week, I decided that I really needed to have a change of scenery for my bike ride yesterday. So, even though I hate to, a donned my spandex and took off on the road bike. From my house, you can pedal to the coast in less than an hour… yes,… Read More Changing it Up