First lunch time ride of the year. I was under dressed (only had a bike jersey on), which sucked coming down Washout. I was also out of shape, since, as a guy walking his dog so nicely yelled, “what, the old guys have to circle back for the kid?!?”
Finally, today was a halfway decent. Finally, I got my bike off the trainer and onto the road. Finally, I was able to go outside and get some exercise. I’ve kind of let myself go since the beginning of the year. I am not sure what it is, but this year has just felt so… Continue reading First ride of the year
“The Best Camera Is The One That’s With You.” I had heard this quote a couple of times. Turns out, it’s a book! For Christmas, I got a Garmin VIRB “action camera” (think: Go Pro). I wanted it for biking mostly, but also for running.1 Seeing reviews of the VIRB, I thought having something like… Continue reading The Best Camera…
So, this time I headed out for a more reasonable ride; 18 mostly flat miles. Since my last ride went so poorly, this was a “wake the legs up” ride. About a hundred feet into the ride, my partners computer magnet sensor starts rubbing against his wheel; stop and repair. A mile later, I manage… Continue reading A comedy of errors
In the unfortunate situation that you lose your Garmin, hopefully whoever finds it is honest. Tip of the day: How to display your name and phone number on your Garmin Edge | DC Rainmaker.
I had to quit! I never quit! I guess I deserve it though. This was a brand new course, and my legs had forgotten what a road bike feels like (I was also a cocky bastard and tried to show off). This was my first ride since I took it to the shop August 6th,… Continue reading Worst ride ever
If you thought the NY Legislature was bad… compare the title of the two versions of the same bill in the NC Senate: Original and Final (NC Leg site via Lowering the Bar)