If I have my druthers – I don’t know what a ‘druther’ is, but if I had mine – I’d always prefer to ride my bike directly out of my garage to the trailhead or wherever the group ride meet up point is. I like the solo warmup and I have a real internal conflict […]
The kids had a day off school which meant I wasn’t obligated to drive anyone anywhere – at least during business hours – so I managed to load the Surly Disc Trucker up and squeeze in a rare commute to the office by bike. This always includes the requisite taking of photos. Also managed to […]
Bonus: Found two perfectly good milk crates on the side of the trail and, of course, copped them.
A photo essay Got out for a bike ride. Beautiful day. Temps hovering around 2º or 3º C. Initially raining, but as I sat in the van getting changed, it turned to hail and pretty much hailed most the ride. Probably only the 4th or 5th time I’ve ridden in hail, and I’ve ridden in […]
For the most part any non-paved trails or trails in the woods are still snow-covered. The roads and shoulders are in terrible shape. Wet, crumbling, full of potholes. So we do ‘road’ bike rides on our mountain bikes this time of year. Doesn’t ruin your road bike, you don’t spend all your time fixing flats […]