This past Saturday morning I got out very early on my bike for a nice 26 mile ride with 1882 feet of climbing. I climbed one of the toughest hills in town, and I lived to tell about it. If you're interested in more about the ride, take a look at the most recent... Continue Reading →
In a previous post, I mentioned that I would likely start posting more about my cycling endeavors. However, with some more reflection, and with some advice from other librarians, friends, cyclists, and bloggers, I've decided that I would go the two-blog route. There are a number of cycling-specific blogs that I have... Continue Reading →
Today was my first trail ride of the season. I started at Grover Center and rode through campus to the Bike Path. I then took the Bike Path to Sells Park (about 2.8 miles). I decided to take the Rockhouse Trail to the Athens Trail, down to East State Street, back to the Bike Path,... Continue Reading →
Had nice ride yesterday after work with @cguder. Temps in the mid 60s. I felt comfortable in shorts and a long sleeve jersey. I raised my seat about 5 mm, and the improvement in my knees, back, and hands was noticeable. 18.5 miles 1 hour 10 minutes Peden to 682 and back on the bike... Continue Reading →
Since I worked Monday night, I had the afternoon off. I was able to ride about 22 miles on the Athens Hocking Bike Path. I wanted to ride longer, but I broke a spoke in my rear wheel and had to turn around. Here's a few pictures of the ride. It was... Continue Reading →
8 miles on the bike path 28 minute ride time 58 degrees Strong headwind on the return leg Tags: cycling, hocking bike path, athens ohio This was the first lunchtime ride of the year, and I hope to do a lot more. Due to the parking lot being full, I had to alter my... Continue Reading →
The Practical Cyclist has an awesome table of how to dress for the elements when cycling. The image, below, is taken from the post. Click the image for the full table, and make sure you check out the full post, linked below the image. A Practical Cyclist: Winter Cycle Clothing Guidelines.