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
Once again spring has come and with it the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club’s Spring Summits Challenge.
The Club designates ten climbs in the Roanoke area and gives riders the entire season to complete them. So we have from March 20 to
The annual Burke's Garden Century and Metric Century are a tradition in Virginia's New River Valley. I rode in the event for the first time this year, and though I was tempted to do the full 100 miles, I wasn't
A bike ride to fight Human Trafficking.
Riders learn about the horrors of human trafficking.
424 stands for the low price to buy a young girl being trafficked in Thailand and surrounding countries. Translated, it means you can
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
The Colonial Parkway is an easy bike ride that takes you through the historic "triangle" of Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown Virginia.
Mary and I were looking for a way to enjoy a bike ride in the eastern part of Virginia, after
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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