DC Randonneurs Civil War Tour 200K Brevet (Part 2)

So there I was, zipping through the streets of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, hoping my depleted energy reserves after 69 miles of climbing would be sufficient to help me outrun an approaching thunderstorm. I’ve outrun storms before.  It’s kind of a cool notion, that you can actually outpace a force of nature while riding a bicycle.  However, […]

Garmin Trouble

“I don’t like going in without Pickett. It’s like going in with one boot off.” ~Lieutenant General James Longstreet, July 2, 1863 Longstreet’s sentiments were uttered before the attack of his corps on the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg.  He made the attack with only two of his three divisions.  The division commanded by Major General George […]