This course is a nice mix of pavement and gravel with a decent amount of elevation. It is about 8 miles long with 300 feet of elevation and I guess roughly half gravel and half pavement. I use a gravel bike on this one. It goes through the countryside and through two villages on theContinue reading “Zwift Course Makuri Islands Two Village Loop”
So, you live in a cold weather area and its winter, what is a cyclist to do? Well, I have a great answer for you, start Zwifting! Now you might be asking what the heck is that? It’s a riding video game where you use an indoor trainer. With a laptop or tablet you connectContinue reading “Zwift – What cyclists do during winter”
Hope everyone is getting in lots of healthy riding miles. Great weather here all weekend so I got in quite a few. Ride on! How many miles have you ridden year to date?
A great quote from Albert Einstein: “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” And since he has that famous formula of his, I would like to add my own: Bicycle + Riding = Happy Life
When I have time, I really like to get in a nice evening bike ride. I wait till the sun is low and the temperature is going down. These are short rides that are just more for relaxation and just closing out the day. Usually, I use this as an opportunity to take out oneContinue reading “Benefits of an evening bike ride”
For years I would have a kidney stone every other year. Seemed to be guaranteed that it would happen. But now since I started cycling regularly, I haven’t had one in 5 years. I’m not sure why that is. Could be some coincidence? A search will show many cyclists do have kidney stones, and I’veContinue reading “Kidney Stones and Cycling”
Hand signals are a very important part of bicycle safety. Signals help drivers predict where you are going to go. When riding on the road you should always use hand signals, they can even be helpful on the trail to let other riders know where you are going. These are the most important signals thatContinue reading “Bicycle Hand Signals For Safety”
I saw this beautiful bench on my morning bike ride and just had to share: So much wisdom from a bench. Next time you aren’t in a good mood, jump on a bike!
Looking for a great way to start your morning? How about a glorious bike ride? I can’t think of a better way to start your day. It’s how I start virtually every day. I wake up at about 5:30am and throw on some riding clothes and hit the road. The air is freshest in theContinue reading “Morning Bike Ride Benefits”
When I go to Door County in Wisconsin, I like to visit Peninsula State Park and go for a bike ride. I don’t have a good way to travel with all our bikes and luggage, so we rent bikes right outside Peninsula State Park at Nor Door Cyclery. Both times it’s been a been aContinue reading “Nor Door Cyclery Fish Creek Wisconsin”