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Riding in Bend When you live in the east, you pretty much only dream about riding in the west.  Oh, sure we have awesome mountain biking here — some of...
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...
I ride the same 20-mile loop on my dinner hour 2-3 times a week during warmer weather.  This night almost ended in tragedy when my Shimano Ultegra crank simply snapped...
Genesee Cream Ale was a staple … There’s probably no brew in the nation that’s as close to 180-degrees from craft beer as Genesee Cream Ale.  When I envisioned this...
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...
I know you're not supposed to order the lager at a craft brewery... But this time I did....
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...