My friend Joe was in an accident on Saturday, he was hit by an 18-wheeler. I do not mean that he had a car accident. I mean Joe was riding his bicycle in the shoulder of a highway and a semi went into the shoulder and hit Joe. I’m not kidding. Here’s the amazing part. […]
I didn’t take another picture during the BP MS150. After lunch on Saturday, we hit the road again, and it got hot. I didn’t hear an official temperature reading, but I think it was in the 90’s. And I felt it. All afternoon. Saturday’s ride from Houston to La Grange is 100 miles. I made […]
Day one of the BP MS 150. 50 out of 100 miles complete.
This past weekend was AWESOME! I left campus at about 3:15 on Friday, and drove straight to Flat Rock Ranch, which from Austin is about a 2 hour drive through the hill country. It was a gorgeous drive with the sun out and the wildflowers in full bloom. When I got to the campsite, my […]
Here’s something that I learned today. When you’re riding your bike around town, and you’re near a road that has just been paved, you don’t want to ride through the fresh tar. Even if it means that you save time by not waiting for the light. That tar sticks to everything, doesn’t come off very […]
So you know that I have a road bike now. At this point I’ve had it for something like 5 or 6 weeks, and I’ve logged about 50 miles in the saddle. And the more time I spend on it the more I like it. First, its tiny. What I mean is that after riding […]
I’ve been riding mountain bikes for something close to 15 years. That’s a really fun way to pass the time, and Austin offers some fantastic trails. I’ve been going with the same group of guys for about the past 3 years. One by one, they have each gotten road bikes, and have been riding on […]