Monthly Archives: August 2020

Easy Peasy

I did an easy 12 miler this morning with the goal of replicating the feeling of a ride from my memory. My parents weren’t sporting people. My dad worked, and worked around the house, and drank cheap beer at the … Continue reading

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Bouncy, Bouncy

There’s a section we ride often on our gravel bikes. It’s a bit of old carriage road through a preserve, just two wheel ruts wide. It rolls, with three or four sharp climbs and an equal number of descents. Ledge-rock … Continue reading

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Cycling as a Calvinistic Rite

Last night, Joe and I rode 31 miles and change. Some was gravel, some paved, some singletracky. We pushed each other pretty hard, and by the end of the ride my quads were aquiver. At one point about halfway in, … Continue reading

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A Glimpse

(Edited 8/3/20) I had a professional bike fitting done on Friday. Andrea made some tweaks that definitely improved my position on the bike. One in particular smoothed my pedal stroke considerably. Early Saturday morning, I re-rode the 26 miler I’d … Continue reading

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