2017 Giant TCR First Impressions. Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolate

me-n-ave-01It's early October and I just got back from riding rollers and steep hills in Lancaster PA. and Northern VA.  Lancaster  is Amish Paradise miles away from suburbia while Northern Virginia is Dodging Dumb Drivers. Picking the right time of day to ride is critical … Continue Reading ››

Shake Off The Demons

alligator 9-2012.01It's Wednesday early and Surprise I just got off the bike cause that's what I do. Day break is still early here on Florida's west cost in July and so It's wise to get out there before the heat, humidity, and best of all the traffic. Nary … Continue Reading ››

If The Thunder Don’t Git Ya The Lightnin’ Will

flat3It's true what they say, the old wives tale or superstition about bad things coming in three's, at least for me. I don't wish to drone on and on about this, I'm a nice guy so it's not bad karma or bad ju ju and so … Continue Reading ››

4th Annual Hamster Wheel. Hey Let’s Ride 200 Miles Today

court nederveld hw2016The 4th annual Hamster Wheel 200 hosted by The Peace River Riders Bicycle Club (PRR) of Charlotte Co  Florida kicked off at 6 AM on 1/10/2016. I'm surrounded by very strong riders who are no strangers to the hard work and the suffering that awaited. One guy is on … Continue Reading ››

Hey Let’s Ride The Shire Today

riding the shire1/19/16: The entry into Yorkshire is closed and being used to stage equipment etc. for Rt 75 improvements and who knows for how long. The area is accessible via Raintree.

The This is a revisit to my 2012 post entitled Yorkshire … Continue Reading ››

Hey Let’s Ride Today!

I chee wha wha12/23/15: Strava says 9918 miles ridden in 2015. Well at least now I can do the math in my head. My last 2 rides have beat me a pulp. The pace and conditions were both brutal leaving me tired, hungry and slow to recover. I stepped … Continue Reading ››