While I could write several different stories this month and I considered it based on the pictures below, I instead decided to just share what my month has looked like. Its been good. Real good. As I wrote last month, I am slowly taking my life back from my imbalance of work, home and self. I am not making any one big change. Just trying … Continue reading Living Life to the Fullest – May Image Dump
Can’t believe I am writing this, but I got out on a gravel ride today. Usually at this time of year I am fat bike river rambling on snow and ice in the Minnesota River Valley. Not today. I woke up, saw the fog, had coffee and breakfast and hit the road with my Salsa Cycles Deadwood, unlearnpavement style! What a ride. One of my … Continue reading An It’s Not Winter Yet Gravel Ride
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.
I know this bike is over a year old but I have changed my methodology for building new bikes. No more do I throw everything together as fast as I can with a hodgepodge of parts. Instead I pain over every detail and build it when I have all the parts, or at least very close to all the parts. This one took a while … Continue reading The Salsa Cycles Deadwood comes to life
I’ve been hating Facebook more and more these days, but today it redeemed itself. My friend Guitar Ted posted this image. It’s an image I took many years ago on one of my official, unofficial Fargo Adventure Rides. I later printed an extremely small run of mini prints and shared them with just a few folks, the source for this image above. In the FB … Continue reading FARGO ADVENTURE RIDE & REUNION