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
Cycling in Bath County.
You would only want to ride Bath County if you enjoy shaded country roads with courteous drivers, bold creeks and small rivers, not to mention the ruffed grouse scuffling along in the gully next to the road, nearly obscured by ferns that
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 Covered Bridge Metric Century
By the time it started raining, I didn't care anymore. Nothing was going to ruin this day. We had biked through five or six covered bridges, the Amish farms were spectacular and the Amish themselves were
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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