Yesterday the wife and I traveled to French Lick, IN to try out the mountain bike trails on the resort.
The verdict: Win.
It was a relatively short ride because both of us have been working hard this summer, and … Read the rest “French Lick Resort”
Ever since it was announced April 10, 2014, I’ve been committed to making this my next mountain bike.
When the 2014 SaddleDrive event came around and Salsa started taking orders, I stepped up and told my local shop I was … Read the rest “Riding the Salsa Bucksaw”
Fitting regular rides in along with working two jobs and significant volunteer commitments tends to leave the website feeling neglected.
How about some pixels, some words, and some GPS tracks to make us happy?
Even though I only had one … Read the rest “Summer Rides”
Last week had a nice stretch of dry, sunny weather in Indiana for springtime and I took advantage getting a couple rides in on my days off.
My first ride of the week was on Wednesday. I had the whole … Read the rest “Spring is in Full Swing”
Tuesday combined with some dry spring weather before a rainy week, a day off of work, and a strong desire to get out on the bikes.
My wife’s Blur (she has now named it the Sexy Vixen) is out of … Read the rest “Shaking Out the Cobwebs”
I have to say, 2013 was the best year of riding I’ve had in a long time. It came at the expense of hiking and canoeing, though. According to my Strava logs, I rode for almost 70 hours and logged … Read the rest “2013 Year in Review”
My old Maguras finally gave up the ghost this year, so I’ve decided it’s time to put some modern hydros on. I’ve been dealing with sticky pistons all year. Mostly putting up with them, but I’ve also spent some time … Read the rest “Winter MTB Upgrades”
That title fits this tune pretty well.
It only sorta fit my ride. The temps outside were indeed freezing, but I was mostly fine. Except for my feet. I really need some winter cycling boots (a half size big so … Read the rest “Snow Ride! Freezing!”
Sorry for the late post. After the BCBD, I moved into a new place and have been busy getting everything unpacked and organized. I’m mostly situated now, and I need to catch up on some posts.
The 2013 Breakdown was … Read the rest “Belated 2013 Brown County Breakdown Recap”
Whew! Long title!
My wife’s birthday is coming up in October, and I had been thinking about what to get her. I had my eye on some Shredly shorts, which she really wants. I was about to pick a pair … Read the rest “Spouse’s Birthday Present (2010 Santa Cruz Blur XC Carbon) Maiden Weekend and Brown County Breakdown Preparation”