Archive for July 2013

Shine on you crazy bike commuter

The next time you see a bike commuter take the time to ask them when was the last time they had a cold or if they get flu shots.  I bet that most bike commuters can not remember when they were sick last.  As a bike commuter I ride my bike all year, rain or…

Read More

100 miles and 4,288 feet of elevation.

Yesterday, Sunday July 14, 2013, I proved to myself that you can ride around Austin and get a great ride without going far.  I started out early in the morning before daylight.  I rode north to the little town of Bertram 10 miles from Liberty Hill. I then returned to Liberty Hill and ode to…

Read More

3,192 feet of elevation and 100+ degrees

Riding in Austin Texas is totally different that riding in SW Georgia. The Trek Domane is living up to the claim of smoothing out the rough roads.  This is a hard route to ride in Austin. I chose it because In the past I know that riding around the 620 dam is tough.  rocks on…

Read More

Where does the time go?

Yesterday I rode 55 miles (3 hours 20 minutes hours) to work and 50 miles (3 hours) home.  6 and a half hours on my bike.  the night before the ride I slept 5 hours.  I worked 8 hours that day.  I love it when I can ride more than I sleep.  My cable TV…

Read More