Sara Riding Her Bike!

That first bike ride

A gasp.  A look of bewilderment.  A grin a mile wide. Another child has learned how to ride a bicycle!  In this case my six-year old daughter, Sara. It’s not like she hasn’t been working hard to achieve this goal.  This journey began with a balance bike, went through the …

Bank robber?  No, just layered up and ready for a ride in the mid-30's!

How To : Ride Your Bicycle in Cold Weather

Without the proper apparel, bicycling in cold weather can redefine what it means to be cold and uncomfortable.  Wind chill is a big factor in this equation of discomfort.  So what is a cyclist to do when the mercury starts to dip? The answer – breathable layers and a windproof …

Trek Soho - Downtown San Antonio

2,500 miles on a Trek Soho

Since December 2010 my bicycle for commuting has been a Trek Soho.  I’ve racked up just over 2,500 miles on my Soho …

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Garmin Edge 810 – Review (Part 1)

Garmin’s new flagship cycling computer, the Edge 810, arrived on my doorstep on January 15th.  Since it’s arrival, I’ve been putting the …

A 2012 highlight - 101.8 miles in one day

2012 – a great cycling year!

I know, I know. I’m late in posting my obligatory “year in review” post.  I guess I’m solidly in the “better late …

One of many sights as I closed in on San Marcos, TX

San Marcos Bicycle Tour

Pure spring water bubbles up from the Balcones Escarpment and forms the headwaters of the San Marcos River.  They say this collection …

Saddle up!  Chicken Paradise Bike Tour begins!

Bicycle Tour to Chicken Paradise

Problem:  Bicycle tourist wants to take his 71-year old father on his first bike tour Solution:  The Chicken Paradise Bike Tour Dad …

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Flying & Bicycling

I’m a private pilot that loves riding bicycles. On the surface, you might assume that flying and bicycling have very little in …

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CoMotion Americano Rohloff

“American Made, Oregon Made, Handmade” That’s the slogan of custom bicycle builder CoMotion Cycles.  About a year ago, smitten by the bicycle …