I was out running errands on my bike today and ended up walking the bike up a steep hill. That doesn’t happen very often and, at least in this case, it wasn’t a fitness thing. It was a I’m building up heat and can’t get rid of it thing. A “real feel” temperature of 97Continue reading “That Doesn’t Happen Very Often”
Just a quick update. A couple posts back I mentioned I swapped saddle on my bikes taking a Brooks C-15 off my, rather upright, Surly Bridge Club, replacing that saddle with a wider C-17, and putting the C-15 on my road bike. I’ve gone on a few rides on both bikes with their new saddlesContinue reading “Saddle- Not Sore”
In a normal year snow would have ended my days of bombing dirt roads on a road bike by now. But, it seems even the weather can’t be normal in 2020. The current forecast has a couple of 40 degree days in mid December in it. This is just strange.
We had an absolutely stunning day today and with afternoon temps in the low 50’s there was nothing better than breaking out the road bike and taking it for a spin around town. Some people may balk at the whole #optoutside deal, and yes, obviously, people were using the day after Thanksgiving for outdoor adventuresContinue reading “Opted Outside”
It was freakishly warm today, temps in the mid 50’s, so I headed out of town on my bike to do a little exploring. First stop was Bullhead Pond, which I’ve been to many time before and is a great hangout. Next I headed for the Eau Claire County Forest, which is just down theContinue reading “Poking Around East Of Town”
I took a spin down Water Street, which is the closest thing that Eau Claire has to a college town main drag, and was happily surprised to see that the coffee shop The Goat had gotten a remodel. Last time I’d been by it was looking torn apart and forlorn and I’d wondered if itContinue reading “The Goat Is Back In Black/ Some Pics From Around Town”
I was doing a little outandabouting after dark tonight and decided to take a picture to show folks, that might not be acquainted with the latest and greatest in bike lights, just how bright the new bike lights are. This is a 1,000 Lumen Light And Motion Urban and there are lights that get wayContinue reading “Bike Lights Are Bright”
I managed to wander off without my camera this morning, so all a have for you today is a quick cellphone snap of the Eau Claire River. It was an absolutely stunning day today and with temps in the 40’s the bike riding was great. The building in the distance with the smoke stack wasContinue reading “Eau Claire River/ Uniroyal Tire”
Otter Creek is about a 2 mile trail system maintained by our local mountain biking club in Centennial Park in Altoona, a small town attached to the east side of Eau Claire. It had been a while since I’d been down that way, so I took a fun little spin though the trails today.
My mom and my dad invite me to stayGo to church every Sunday, hear the good words they sayBut I went to the woods and I did find my wayI found the Lord in the trees and a lake Krista Shows Full Of Sin