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
The World Hunger Ride 50-miler
Departing for the World Hunger Ride from the Antioch Church
Sometime in the early or Mid-1990's, I decided I wanted to try riding a century. I had been mountain biking a lot and
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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