30 Days Of Biking

A local bike shop posted a link on Facebook titled “30 Days Of Biking”.  It’s a website in which you simply pledge that you are going to ride a bike every single day in April.  The thinking behind it is that if you do something for 30 days, maybe it will become part of your normal […]

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Book: The Secret Race

By Tyler Hamilton & Daniel Coyle I know, I know. It is morally wrong for someone to benefit from being a cheater. I can understand if you feel this way however, I checked this out from the library. If your conscience will allow it and you are interested in how the sport of cycling became such a […]

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New Bike

Since I am planning on participating in triathlons this season, it seemed like a good reason to finally upgrade my bike.  I love my Trek Antelope 830 that I bought new in 1991 but it’s probably not the ideal bike to use if you need all the speed that you can get.  After  obsessively scouring […]

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My Biking Background

I decided to start biking on a regular basis in 2002 which meant dusting off the old 1989 Trek 820 that I bought new in 1990. The bike is a hybrid with a steel 54cm frame and 26 inch wheels. It originally came with knobby tires which I swapped for smooth, street tires. The handle bars are […]

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