“Festive 500” – final day


Nowhere near the 500km goal of the Festive 500, but I didn’t plan on it.  For me, this was a reminder to get out and ride every day (that I could).  A little sloppy this morning, but 40+ degrees was a lot nicer than the 4 degree wind-chill on Tuesday.  Had a great time, putContinue reading ““Festive 500” – final day”

Quadruple threat: 24 in 6


24 miles with 3 fellow Spokesmen at 5:45am. 12 degrees, but  4 to 6 degrees with the West wind-chill.  Dark and chilly, but a nice pace and great company. Put the single speed through a little workout in the dark to keep things toasty. Helping Peter hit his mileage goal for the year, it wasContinue reading “Quadruple threat: 24 in 6”

“You’re crazy!”


If I had a dime for every time I heard that, let’s just say I’d have a lot of dimes. The roads were in relatively good shape yesterday and 4 of us were game for a slightly shortened Networking ride.  20 degrees, sunny and very light winds made for surprisingly good conditions.  As we pulledContinue reading ““You’re crazy!””

3 foot rule, my butt!


The 3 foot rule is a law in Florida, but someone forgot to tell all of the motorists here. Man, I thought the rednecks in pickups were bad in Wisconsin.  The fact is, 99.999% of motorists I encounter in WI are cyclist friendly, sometimes too much so.  Like when you’re attempting a track stand atContinue reading “3 foot rule, my butt!”

November Networking Ride


About 17 or so riders braved the chilly November weather… no wait, that was last year. Today, about 17 riders enjoyed the beautiful mid-60 degree afternoon in November on a 36 mile ride through Lake Country, West of Pewaukee.  Awesome day, awesome weather and a great group of riders who were comfortable riding in aContinue reading “November Networking Ride”