There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Specialized is working friendly. They are shipping two new wheels to replace the ones I currently own. Here’s the catch: they’re not the same wheels. Apparently, Specialized doesn’t have the stock wheels on hand at their corporate HQ, or whatever is in St. Louis where they ship this stuff from. So they’re shipping what they […]
The good news is I got in a 28 mile ride today. The bad news is I planned to do 50. I suffered a broken spoke in Brentsville. This is the third major mechanical failure in the extraordinarily small town of Brentsville. Everything on my bike breaks in Brentsville. The Brentsville Courthouse is rumored […]
All went well at the bike shop. They replaced my broken spoke at no charge but they didn’t have the exact same pedals in stock, necessitating Bike Modification #2 (my first mod being a camera clamp). In lieu of the original pedals, they offered me some VP pedals at no charge. These are low-end and […]
I wanted to go for a ride yesterday evening, but when I wheeled my bike out of the garage I noticed the rear wheel was flat. It looks like Dumfries Road got me on Sunday after all. If not there, then somewhere on the ride something poked a very small hole in the tube. By […]
Yesterday, I did a combination (aka “Brick”) workout consisting of a 4 mile run and a 15 mile bike ride. That took a little more out of my sails than I bargained for, so I wanted to take it easy today by doing some LSD (Long Slow Distance – what else could that mean?). So […]
The Tour de France started today (in Rotterdam, of course) with a measly 8km time trial. Let the record show that on the same day I rode 33.4 miles – at least SIX TIMES further than the Tour traveled! From here on out, it’s all downhill for me. I’m always amazed at the abilities […]