Tour de Vine

We did the first annual Tour de Vine as a family!   Not the whole ride (32mi), but we did the 10 miles from the Pumpkin Patch through Carneros to the Carneros Brewery.  It was great.  The kids were troupers…

  • October 19, 2014

August Cycling Wheel

Veloviewer.com has a very cool view of your rides for a month.  Check it out here.  It is interactive, so you can click on a ride and the map in the middle will then show the ride zoomed in on…

  • September 1, 2014

Mountain Bike!

I am now the proud owner of an Airborne mountain bike.  Thanks Paul for selling your baby to me… I plan on giving it some more airtime than it received in Florida 🙂 The bike is old… about 15 years…

  • August 28, 2014

Summer in France

We had the most amazing vacation in France.  Luc joined us and we travelled through Paris, Lausanne (Switzerland), Lyon, Rayol (Mediterranean coast), Guillestre (Alps), and Serre Barbin (Alps). Paris Maureen, Luc and the kids spent a week in Paris while…

  • August 10, 2014

Mt. Diablo ride with Gimmi

Gimmi and I headed out to Mt. Diablo early this morning to ride the 3,800ft beast from the North Gate.  We found a great parking spot a ways before the North Gate… along with about 50 other riders competing in…

  • June 21, 2014

Wahoo RFLKT and Strava

Original Post This device is awesome if you like using your iPhone as your cycle computer. I sold my Garmin Edge 305 on eBay and bought this little device instead. So far I love it. I recently started using Strava…

  • April 14, 2014

Bottega Gran Fondo

Maureen and I rode 42mi and climbed 3,000ft with the who’s who of US cycling. It was the inaugural Bottega Gran Fondo hosted by Chef Michael Chiarello.  We registered on Saturday and met a few of the celebrities… fun to…

  • April 14, 2014

Scouting – Howell Mountain

I had a great ride today scouting out the climb for the Bottega Gran Fondo coming up in April. 2,000 feet of climbing without a rest stop. I didn’t go fast, but my goal was to do it without a…

  • February 17, 2014

Biking at School

We biked to school (preparing for next week’s start of school!).  Daniel on his new mountain bike and Colin without his training wheels!

  • August 11, 2013

It is wrong…

not to go for a bike ride on a beautiful spring day like this.  I had to motivate myself to go biking instead of going out for a 2000 calorie breakfast at Biscuits, but I am glad I did.  A…

  • June 15, 2013