Rows of Corn, Rows of Bikes
Rob Leonard is the organizer of Roll Over Cancer
I had forgotten how amazing Franklin County’s (Virginia) roads are for cycling, but the second annual Roll Over Cancer ride offered a great
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
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 best in the world. But you always want what you
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
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
An Adventure in Glacier National Park Glacier National Park (Carlinthecyclist.com) Since I live in the mountains of Southwest Virginia, John Muir’s famous line, “The mountains are calling and I must...
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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