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
As I wrote in my initial blog about the Covered Bridge Metric Century, this is really a bucket list ride.
The Covered Bridge Metric Century is relatively easy. I ride in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and even our
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
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
Rows of Corn, Rows of Bikes
Rob Leonard is the organizer of Roll Over Cancer
I had forgotten how amazing Franklin County’s (Virginia) roads are for cycling, but the second annual Roll Over Cancer ride offered a great
The World Hunger Ride 50-miler
Departing for the World Hunger Ride from the Antioch Church
Sometime in the early or Mid-1990's, I decided I wanted to try riding a century. I had been mountain biking a lot and
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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