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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...
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...
  • Cranksgiving in Roanoke
It’s hard to ride very far in November in Roanoke.  It’s just too cold.  Sure you get the odd day when it’s not — and we all take advantage of...
  • Freedom 424 National Race Director Joy Marinelli offered a reminder of the cause at the halfway point in the ride.
A bike ride to fight 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...
Classics like the Parkway and my Waterford bicycle belong together The dogwood leaves are beginning to turn. They are always among the first along the Parkway. Everything else is green,...
  • Pipe bridge
It’s not easy to get to Paint Bank, Virginia.  In fact, you pretty much have to be headed there if you want to be there, but it’s worth a purposeful...
  • Burke's Garden horse
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...