This is an update/continuation of my Old Issues post from awhile back. I never have liked the idea of bikes as wall hangers or garden features. Maybe for bikes that just are no longer safe to ride; they can be put out in the pasture so to speak. So I was really torn when I broke the granny chainring on this bike last year; thinking at the time that if I ever find a replacement, should I just hang this…Continue Reading
2022 Mt. Baker Hill Climb
Smoke filled training, event cancelled, event rescheduled to when I was sick, rode it anyway, many cramps, miserably slow, but not a DNF. Looking forward to next year.
Tour de Whatcom 2022
I am glad that 2022 was a pretty much normal year for Tour de Whatcom(TDW) and by that I mean no Covid like 2020 where I did all of the rides as solo/outlaw rides and no oral surgery restrictions like 2021 where I did just the 40 mile route. Oh yeah, there was the issue with the crappy spring weather that slowed down road training, and then the wonderful eye work being done at PCLI that had me doing no…Continue Reading
Winter Riding Tip
Many of my ride posts attest to the fact that I ride year round. You know rain, snow, dark of night, like the postal service only I do it for recreation. I’ve pushed my bike up the last snowy bit on Galbraith many a time and even carried my bike over parts of Wickersham in the snow. This year though I am trying a little different take on winter riding; winter riding in Baja. My wife and I packed up…Continue Reading