Category Archives: Epic Cycling

Cycle With Champions – Team Swift fundraiser

Yesterday was the annual Team Swift fundraiser, the Cycle With Champions. While I didn’t have the full morning to enjoy the whole ride, it was fun heading out with them and catching up with some of my friends. To read … Continue reading

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From the France Diary… January 5, 2008 complete

The kilometers passed easily beneath my wheels; 4km from Bois to Conzieu, 1km from Conzieu to Crapeou, another kilometer to Ambleon and two more to Appregnin. The road carried me mostly north and slightly west up the valley and with … Continue reading

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From the France Diary… January 5, 2008 continued

From the town of Glandieu, a nearly 2km ascent meant climbing out of the thick fog and into a sunlit Bugey, which are the mountains immediately to the east of Glandieu. As the cold mist parted, the sun revealed the … Continue reading

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From the France Diary… January 5, 2008

For a boy from California who has grown accustomed to riding a bike in more moderate temperatures, the chill of France in January was almost too much. It would have been easy to stay indoors, at the coffee shops, the … Continue reading

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A solo ride over the Geysers

Sonoma County has got to be one of the best places on the planet to ride a bike. This past Saturday was the 2012 edition of Levi’s Gran Fondo, which means that over 7000 cyclists got to discover just how … Continue reading

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My Funnest Ride

I was recently asked, “Steve, what was your funnest ride?” After 33 years of cycling on the road, plus a pre-adolescence perched atop one of several BMX bikes, how does one pick out a single experience? Let’s just say that … Continue reading

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A Ride Up A Volcano

In May of 2007, I went on a week long vacation with my family to Maui. It goes without saying that my bicycle went on vacation with us! I mentioned that this was a family vacation, meaning that while Mom, … Continue reading

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