The annual Burke's Garden Century and Metric Century are a tradition in Virginia's New River Valley. I rode in the event for the first time this year, and though I was tempted to do the full 100 miles, I wasn't
Staying in the Lap of Luxury - The Greenbrier
The front of the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WVa. It's only a five minute drive to the Greenbrier River Trail.
Greenbrier River Trail Caldwell to Anthony
Corn. Hay Bales. Barns. Ahhh. The Tour de Valley
It seems I never get tired of riding next to corn. Or hay bales. The Tour de Valley, which starts and ends in Waynesboro, Virginia offered plenty of both, along with barns
This weekly ride has something for everyone -- but the emphasis is on "Friendly."
Roanoke's Tuesday night ride had become a bit of a problem. According to many people, over the years it had become a victim of it's own success.
The Great Bike Crash
In the ambulance on the way to the hospital after crashing my bike.
It had to happen eventually. Now if I could just remember it.
The saying goes it's not a question of whether you'll
I ride mountain and road bikes in the rugged country surrounding my home in Roanoke, Va. Photography, writing, and social media are sources of enjoyment for me, so this blog is really a guilty pleasure. According to Strava (and most group rides!) I'm an an intermediate cyclist. My bikes include a 2015 Guerciotti Alero, and a 1996 Waterford steel road bike. Off road, it's a Cannondale Trigger 3. Like most of you, I'm always dreaming about the next bike to join the stable. So many bikes, so little time.
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