The Covered Bridge Metric Century
By the time it started raining, I didn't care anymore. Nothing was going to ruin this day. We had biked through five or six covered bridges, the Amish farms were spectacular and the Amish themselves were
I wondered if I was ever going to ride my bike again.
This is a happy post. It really is. But honestly, I wasn’t sure if I’d ever get to write it. It's all because of an illness called sarcoidosis.
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
Once again spring has come and with it the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club’s Spring Summits Challenge.
The Club designates ten climbs in the Roanoke area and gives riders the entire season to complete them. So we have from March 20 to
Wintergreen 4th of July
What better way to spend the Fourth of July than suffering with friends, eating red, white and blue popcorn and gourmet hot dogs?
Happy cyclists at Raven's Roost overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway
The winter woods at Carvins Cove have an allure all their own.
Mountain Biking in Winter
Mountain biking in winter is not the same as other seasons. In some ways it's better.
As the wheel of my 29er dipped
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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