If I can ignore just for a moment the why behind how incredible our fall has been, I must say that our warmish and beautiful fall has been a huge boon to my riding. There is nothing I like more than cool riding with wool and knickers, especially when you couple it with autumn colors, cameras, and coffee. Yesterday was one of those days. It … Continue reading Dirt in the morning. Dirt in the evening.
Just got back from Arkansas where I met some friends near Bentonville & Fayettville, Arkansas. It was one of those trips for me that had I listened to reason and done the right thing according to society, I would have stayed home. But I did it. I needed it. Sometimes you just gotta do crazy things like get in a car, drive for 10+ hours … Continue reading The Ozark Ramble
Sometimes things work out the way they were supposed to work out. I had a dirt to work plus coffee ride planned for this AM but due to rain and muddy conditions, I cancelled. Bummer. I later texted my friend Ben and asked him if he had any ideas for a shorter gravel ride as I had to be at work for a meeting and … Continue reading I Need More Mornings Like This
Got out for a quick ride this AM with my buddy John. I’ve influenced another person to get outdoor coffee gear. Today was his maiden voyage with gear. We knew just where to go, the rock. It was a cool, brisk morning so we hid a bit out of the wind while we made coffee, but both of us enjoyed the view from the top. … Continue reading Coffee On The Rock
I woke up this AM and walked the dog. It was wet. It was foggy. It was 50+ degrees in December. That is unheard of here in MN. I had planned a ride after church and after finishing some Christmas shopping up. I was really excited to get out today. At Church the message was about having a simple Christmas and to reflect on all … Continue reading Weird Winter Day