Category: Miscellaneous

December 31, 2011
October 8, 2011

Upgrading an old bike can be more complicated than it seems at first glance, as my search for a better handlebar setup for this old 10-speed demonstrates…

July 30, 2011
May 28, 2011
May 23, 2011

They may or may not be your thing, but flowers have the power to stop me in my tracks. If you enjoy looking at flowers, I think you’ll enjoy this post.

April 4, 2011
January 9, 2011

I’ve now ridden over 25,000 miles as an adult cyclist (since 2004), which is just slightly more than the circumference of the earth. I’m ready for my next go-around!

January 6, 2011

My goal for 2010 was 5200 miles, which is an average of 100 miles per week. I reached that in November, and ultimately ended the year at 5600 miles.

September 25, 2010

For fun, I decided to refurb an old bike from my parent’s farm, a single-speed coaster-brake Western Flyer that I’d worked on and ridden when I was a teenager. The project turned out to take a little more time and effort than I’d hoped, but I like the result!

August 26, 2010

I’m excited: In just a couple weeks, I’ll be setting off on a little five-day self-supported bicycle tour! I’ll get about 325 miles in the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas, and hopefully have some adventures along the way.