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

July 5 ride with Rodin

Had a great ride with Rodin around Napa.  Went up Dry Creek Road, crossed over to the Napa Valley floor over Oakville Grade, then headed up the valley to Rutherford and crossed over to the Silverado Trail and up to…

  • July 5, 2012

8/23 ride in Naperville

I packed up my Trek 5200 bike and took it with me to Naperville, since I will be spending my weeks there for the next year (Mon-Thu) and joined a fun cycling group called the Saybrookcyclists.  They are a spirited…

  • August 24, 2006

I ordered my Look

OK, so I did it. I had the shop send me a high res picture of the red Look 585, and it looked awesome. It is red on the side walls, but clear on the tops of the tubes, giving…

  • June 27, 2006

Cervelo R3 vs. Look 585

I spent a few hours today testing the Cervelo R3 and the Look 585 at Wheelworks in Davis (amazing store). The guy had me on the trainer with my bike (Trek 5200) and measured and measured and measured. Then he…

  • June 27, 2006

Alpe d’Huez Movie

So, I am planning on watching Stage 16 of the Tour de France this year. Very excited about this, since this stage is a time trial… 8 miles and 3,350 feet up! Also, I am taking my bike with me…

  • June 1, 2004