Monthly Archives: October 2012
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
Very cool video: Tour de Francis Cyril has a cool collection of videos on his site, several of which are cycling themed. The Next VMS Scroll down to the Bike Parkour Melbourne video for some impressive trials style skills.
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
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
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
Yesterday, I went for a bike ride. It wasn’t hard, per se, but it wasn’t easy. Covering a total of 26 miles, it wasn’t exactly a marathon, in bicycle distance. It wasn’t hot or cold. It was just a bike … Continue reading