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  • My best attempt to be chipper.
The Great Bike Crash   It had to happen eventually.  Now if I could just remember it. The saying goes it’s not a question of whether you’ll crash your bike,...
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  • Rows of corn dominate the scenery in the Roll Over Cancer Ride.
The Ride – Roll Over Cancer 50-miler Any ride that starts and ends at a brewery is a good ride.  And Roll Over Cancer is one that makes you earn...
  • Riding among the homes along the strip at Holden Beach.
The Epiphany started with a window decal Mary and I stopped at a red light on Route 130 not far from Shallotte, NC.  The pickup truck in front of us...
  • Tap Takeover night at Wasena Tap Room
The Ride – Bandy Loop Before one earns the right to die by hops — one must do the requisite ride. In this case one of my favorite evening jaunts....
  • The beer is good and so is the art on the menu board at Chaos Brewing
After the World Hunger Ride The Hunger Ride more than generated an excuse for a cold beer.  The World Hunger Ride from Antioch Church of the Brethren predates the craft...
  • The beautiful scenery along the World Hunger Ride In Franklin Co., Va.
The World Hunger Ride 50-miler 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 had recently...
  • The sign says, #Treasure your beer." a reference to the famous and still hidden Beale's Treasure in Bedford County.
Earning my beer: The trek up Thunder Ridge is sort of personal.  As I wrote in a previous blog, the 12-mile climb up the mountain on the Blue Ridge Parkway...