Rock formations along the Jackson River Scenic Trail
Jackson River Trail Mile Markers
The Jackson River Scenic Trail
The Jackson River Scenic Trail is a bit of a surprise. Not that it exists — but because so few people
Gary Butcher, John and Mary Carlin at the famous Red Mailbox on Bradshaw Road. It's a great early season climb. Long, but not very steep.
The Blue Ridge Bicycle Club is onto something. This spring the
The Farm to Fork Fondo Shenandoah, a great ride through the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, with just the right amount of sustainability, fun and history. Add in an unusual evening at a bed and breakfast in nearby Strasburg and what’s
Mary approaches a trestle on the Virginia Creeper Trail a few miles outside of Abingdon.
Riding the Virginia Creeper Trail - Damascus to White Top
There’s not much that hasn’t already been said about the Virginia Creeper Trail.
Paul Sherwen joined me for broadcasts of the Tour DuPont.
Paul Sherwen - "The soundtrack of a generation"
The voice of Paul Sherwen, the late cycling broadcaster has been repeatedly called the "soundtrack" for a generation of cycling
The Star City Medio Fondo
What’s 7,000 feet of climbing among friends? As it turns out, too much for my legs.
“You know a ‘fondo’ is a race, right?” my wife Mary reminded me as we considered signing up for the inaugural
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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