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
I wondered if I was ever going to ride my bike again.
This is a happy post. It really is. But honestly, I wasn’t sure if I’d ever get to write it. It's all because of an illness called sarcoidosis.
The winter woods at Carvins Cove have an allure all their own.
Mountain Biking in Winter
Mountain biking in winter is not the same as other seasons. In some ways it's better.
As the wheel of my 29er dipped
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
There is a reason
the Going to the Sun Road
should be on
every cyclist’s bucket list.
Bags out at 6:10 am. That was the mandate from the Backroads trip leaders the morning we were to bike to Logan Pass on the Going to
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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