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 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
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
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
Steam Trains, beautiful scenery and a long tunnel are all part of a bike ride on the Greenbrier River Trail.
After a summer of road biking and some recent issues with a hilly 66 mile ride, a rails to trails adventure
Cycling the Chocolate Tour
Let me say up front, that I enjoyed The Chocolate Tour so much that I can't wait for the months to pass, so I can do it again.
The 75 mile course takes you through some of the
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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