• Shout Out to Garmin (and all fitness trackers)

    You may remember a previous post where I shared why I am not a big fan of cycling computers and such.  Mostly not big fan from the perspective of focusing on enjoying a ride rather than caring about how fast I am riding or when I will arrive at wherever it is that I am going.  Even a recent post where I ended up using my ride time to compare bikes was about the bikes, not the time. The time…Continue Reading

  • 2019 Mt. Baker Hill Climb

    I considered my ride in the 2018 Mt. Baker Hill Climb an adventure to be endured, not necessarily enjoyed during the adventure, yet another example of a favorite C.S. Lewis quote, Adventures are never fun while you’re having them. Going into the 2019 event with eyes wide open, I’ve been expecting a tough but enjoyable ride, even during the ride.  I’d been reimagining my Kona Dew as a fast road bike with gearing to tackle the hill at my pace, as well…Continue Reading