2021 Windy 500 wrap up


“Die first. Then you can go about the business of living.” ~ Ekhart Tolle Well, here we are. Year 11. The Annual Ride of Stupidity. In the books. The riding was great, and the weather was great (except when it wasn’t). The group was great – good size, great guys. The new Door County routeContinue reading “2021 Windy 500 wrap up”

7 Ways to Become a Crappier Rider


Brothers and sisters, if you want to know how to do everything wrong – you’ve come to the right place! I’ve done all the legwork for you, no need to break a sweat or crack open a book.  All the answers are right here.  I’ve been training this way for a long time, so IContinue reading “7 Ways to Become a Crappier Rider”

2011 Bone Ride report


“When the clouds, take the sky  Does the storm give you life?”  – Led Zeppelin 25th Annual Bone Ride.  5/18/2011.  Schuler’s house.  7:30am.  50 degrees and raining.  155 miles to go.  Awesome. Not sure how many riders rolled, but it was substantially less than last year’s idyllic conditions.  We were rained on for the firstContinue reading “2011 Bone Ride report”

“Correct” sock height poll – VOTE NOW!


With all the craziness in the world today, Republicans, Democrats and even Charlie Sheen agrees, it’s time we start to focus on the IMPORTANT matters in life and make the tough decisions that our children can live with: What is the proper sock height?? Racing season is just moments away, don’t put this ground-breaking decisionContinue reading ““Correct” sock height poll – VOTE NOW!”

2011 Accountability… Are You In??


“Disappointment weighs heavy on the pride.” – Mike Howerton No New Year’s resolutions for me.  No mileage goals. No fad diets, no promises to do X, Y or Z this year.  That’s all crappy, crap-crap. Thought I’d put my “intentions” down in writing though, so I can remind myself daily: Keep riding… a lot.  More than 2010.Continue reading “2011 Accountability… Are You In??”

January 2011 Networking Ride recap


I’ve been riding a lot in the dark, snowy mornings lately, so I figured why not show up to the Networking Ride on my single-speed mountain bike?  The roads looked a little sketchy, and I wasn’t sure who’d be showing up (if anyone) for the 20-something degree ride yesterday. Thankfully, someone DID show up –Continue reading “January 2011 Networking Ride recap”