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
A bike ride to fight Human Trafficking.
Riders learn about the horrors of human trafficking.
424 stands for the low price to buy a young girl being trafficked in Thailand and surrounding countries. Translated, it means you can
If you are a cyclist who loves your data – your average speed, total feet of climbing, monthly mileage, rank on Strava etc., you know it can be hard to look up from the computer on your handlebars and enjoy
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
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 love to ride mountain and road bikes in the rugged country surrounding my home in Roanoke, Va. I enjoy photography, writing, and social media, 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, I ride and a Cannondale Trigger 3 full suspension 29er. 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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