Spring Loop revision C

Or revision B, or maybe D, I don’t really know how many times I’ve revised this route. Maybe I’ll quit revisions on it all together because lately the changes haven’t really been updates so much as small variations to account for my mood or weather. Today, a sunny Sunday morning, had the trails around Lake Padden pretty busy, however given my later than normal start, the boardwalk along Bellingham’s waterfront was bursting. This time around the loop I kept up…Continue Reading

Jones H-Bar

Consider me sold on the Jones H-Bar, at least for the Kona Dew that I ride mostly on mixed loops of pavement, paths and light single track.   I purchased from Jones, installed it a few months back, and now have several hundred miles of riding on them.   I was interested in them because as I put more and more road miles on the standard mountain bike flat bars I began to realize that my wrists became sore, I think both…Continue Reading

Spring Yet?

Is it spring yet?  With the exception of the morning ice, January 13th sure seemed like the first day of spring.  As such, it seemed also like a nice chance to ride a long mixed loop that I’ve been thinking of trying out. It also felt like a spring ride from how pooped I was near the end of the loop.  It has been several months since I’ve ridden more than 10 or 15 miles at a time, let alone…Continue Reading