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
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
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
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
This weekly ride has something for everyone -- but the emphasis is on "Friendly."
Roanoke's Tuesday night ride had become a bit of a problem. According to many people, over the years it had become a victim of it's own success.
Sometimes Beer and Bikes go together very well
Bath County, Va. (CarlinTheCyclist.com) -- Through some stroke of luck I have landed on the list of media people who occasionally receive samples of the latest beer produced by Deschutes Brewery in Bend,
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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