In Stafford County on Route 1 (also known as the Jefferson Davis Highway – a quaint reminder of the failed rebellion of 1861-1864) there stands a large crucifix. It sits upon a small parcel of land at the intersection of Telegraph Road. I have driven by it several times over the years but I had […]
I took my bike into the shop Monday night for routine maintenance. I’m 50 weeks into a one year free maintenance agreement which came with my purchase, so I wanted to take care of some nagging problems. I’ve been having challenges keeping my rear wheel true since the shop replaced a broken spoke back in May. There’s […]
I know people are tired of recaps of 2010 rides, but I was fiddling with Google Earth today and came up with the above image that I simply had to share with you. I’ve added many of the rides stored on my Garmin Connect website and came up with this depiction of where I went. […]
As many of you know, I enjoy taking photos during my rides. Here are some of my favorites from 2010: Colvin Road, Nokesville Quantico Wildlife Refuge Quantico Marina Prince William Forest Park Tidal Basin, Washington, DC Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra Rte 234 Bike Path Orlando Road Start Line, Culpeper Metric Century Widewater Park Canova […]
“It never gets easier. You just go faster.” – Greg LeMond There I was on Sunday morning, minding my own business and raking leaves in my back yard. I looked up and saw my neighbor, Steve, pedaling up my driveway in full cycling regalia. This was rather odd in that he has never done this […]
One of the neat things about maintaining a blog is the good people at WordPress.com provide you a plethora of interesting statistics concerning blog visits. I can see the number of visitors by day, week, or month. I can see what pages are being looked at. I can see what websites are referring people to […]
Dear readers, this weekend was a big one for me. I sprinkled some hints on the blog – new header photo, an uptick on the odometer, and a new entry in the PBR page – but my loyal fan base was asleep at the switch and didn’t pick up on any of these subtle clues. […]
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