Getting there…


This is always my favorite time of the cycling season.  Road racing is done and riding can be done for the sake of just riding. I just wrapped up my annual 500 mile bike trip (the “Windy 500“).  It was by far the best yet.  I thought a lot, about a lot of things andContinue reading “Getting there…”

2014 Windy 500 is in the books


What turned out to the be the best Windy 500 ever fell short in only one category: mileage.  This year’s route left us 4 miles short: 496 miles with an 18mph average speed.  In all the years past we were always over, so at this point I’m using my rollover miles to call it anContinue reading “2014 Windy 500 is in the books”

Windy 500 v4.0: It’s the Final Countdown


We are nowhere near as cool or sexy as these long-maned Swedish man-whores, but we’re not opposed to letting a Glam Metal staple like Europe explain the Windy 500 v4.0: “We’re leaving together, But still it’s farewell And maybe we’ll come back, To earth, who can tell?” I don’t even know if they speaks the EnglishContinue reading “Windy 500 v4.0: It’s the Final Countdown”

“Cycling is the New Golf”


About a week ago, I got a call at my desk from CNN.  My first thought was: who is this and what are they trying to sell me??  Turns out they were doing an article about cycling and business and someone tipped them off to my Midwest Cycling Networking group. Here’s the article:  For entrepreneurs,Continue reading ““Cycling is the New Golf””