The only thing worse than a noisy bike in the peleton is when it turns out to be yours. Everyone is looking down at their machine wondering what's that clicking and where's it coming from and finally they look at you. "Hey Ray what's that clicking noise? You need to:"
Like reading a great novel, watching a great movie, all good things must come to an end. I'm riding early AM the other day before the heat, rain and skeeters when I hit something sharp and flatted my already marginal rear tire. We've had a long run, it happens and I've gotten … Continue Reading ››
Dear readers. I'm writing this slow cause I know you don't read fast.
Monday 4/13/15: Dreadfully tired today. Way too much weekend. Lots of hard miles ridden, sore, bone weary, bleary eyed, wobbly, worse for wear and tear, more rest needed, need coffee, a few days off … Continue Reading ››
Sunday 3/15/15: I've managed to crash the bike again. It was on our getting to be very well attended Sunday Recovery/Tempo/Bonus Miles Ride that leaves Gilchrist Park in Punta Gorda Florida. The chosen route was to take a right hand turn into an all but abandoned … Continue Reading ››
and sometimes that reason is that you're stupid and make bad decisions. Take for example Saturday 1/31/15. I decide to test my strength and stamina by riding with Cycle Haus, the local Top Gun School. Anyway it’s always the same route but the ride is always … Continue Reading ››
Rather than riding today (1/16/15) I'm on the side line wishin' I was. I'm suffering with a sore lower back caused by overuse of the muscles connecting the hip to the lumbar spine on my right side, drive side. I rode the 3rd Annual Hamster Wheel … Continue Reading ››
I wish I had something better to do with all the chocolate that we received from people for Christmas than eat it. We got at least 20 pounds. I thought there was a shortage! How can something that taste so good be so … Continue Reading ››
It's been a week since the December 7th 2014 Everyone Rides, Fort Myers Florida, now just one of many great cycling memories. The clouds, fog and mist persisted throughout the morning but the ride was still very fast, somewhat treacherous especially at the start. This type of riding is … Continue Reading ››