Holy cow, where has the summer gone to? Seems like Memorial Day was just a couple days ago. Wanna know what I’ve done this summer? (I know. I’m sooo self-involved. Many apologies.) Well, I: Hung out at a literary festival, saw a moose, watched my girls play a lot of awesome tennis, went camping, almostContinue reading “Early Summer, In Images”
Category Archives: Crash and/or Break
All I want for Christmas
What do I want for Christmas? That’s easy. World peace. And then, I would really, really like a fatbike. One like this: (from gearjunkie.com) A few weeks ago, while I was shouldering my mud-clogged mountain bike over a particularly muddy section of trail, a dude came rolling by on one of these. It seemed asContinue reading “All I want for Christmas”
Last week I got the results from a recent blood test and found out that I have a cholesterol problem, which came as a total, utter, shock. A problem to the tune of 240 for an overall reading; 170 for the bad (LDL) cholesterol reading. It’s not like I’ve been eating 2 pounds of baconContinue reading “Scared”
Garaging. Not Good.
This, from the department of self-disclosing dumb things I have done. For a while I had the habit of placing my bikes on top of the car in the Thule/Rocky Mounts/Yakima rack, and then forgetting that there was, in fact, a bike up there. You can guess what happened next. A few years ago, atContinue reading “Garaging. Not Good.”
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night….
Rage, rage, against the dying of the full suspension Rocky Mountain ETSX-50, large size. Alas, the ride today ended early, in tragedy. My trusty, well-loved, well-ridden bike is broken. Snapped at the gusset between the frame and rear suspension triangle. I was riding at a place called White Ranch, just north of Golden, Colorado, rollingContinue reading “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night….”