I rode my bike a lot as a kid. It was how we all got around back then. And of course my daily paper route, delivering the Hutchinson News, racked up a lot of miles. I rode for a while when we first moved to California, but eventually tapered off to practically nothing by the […]
When we visit Boulder we usually stay in Louisville. It’s only a few miles away and we like the hotel where we stay. There are some bike trails in Louisville, and this last trip I explored them quite a bit. I’ve ridden the trails in the area a few times now and am finally getting […]
Home has come to mean riding the Meadowlark Trail as much as anything, and after a week’s absence it was great to be reunited with this scenic former railroad line south of Lindsborg. Riding in the beautiful golden light of sunset made it all the better.
So Pancho and Lefty were, as usual, dragging up the rear of the caravan. In trouble again with el Capitan, they had one last chance. That was to guard the most precious cargo they had acquired on their trip to the desert which lie southwest of this hot and sweaty land. Yes, hot AND sweaty. […]
Since they put a surface on the Meadowlark Trail south of town I’ve been able to ride the first mile on my road bike. Still need an off-road bike, a rugged hybrid or mountain bike, to ride the whole distance, but the first mile is pretty nice and quite do’able on a road bike. The […]
I broke a rear spoke a couple of weeks ago, and dropped the wheel at the local bike store for repair. When I went to pick it up the mechanic had me take a close look. As seen below, there is a fairly long crack where the spoke is attached to the rim. Turns out, […]