Archive for July 2015

National Bike Challenge

Well looks like I have been locked out of the National Bike Challenge web site.  I hope that the website developers are fixing the bug that I uncovered when I switched from using the Endomondo App to log my miles to using Strava.  When I switched the website allowed Strava to add duplicate log entries…

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Burley Sound Trailer Part 02

I finished version 1.0 of the Burley Sound Trailer Part.  Refer to Burley Sound Trailer Part 01 for details on how I started. Below are pictures that show my build today. Original tires are flat worn out.  I will replace soon. My power supply. The battery box. EMT clamps to attach wood to trailer frame. Inverter that…

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Burley Sound Trailer Part 01

I got my parts from Burley via Amazon to convert the hitch so that it can connect to bikes with disc brakes.  I wanted to do this years ago so that I could haul the trailer with my MTB, but just kept putting it off.  I now have no excuse for hauling groceries or my…

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Thursday Morning 50 Mile Commute

Well I said that I would not get fanatical and start getting up at 4 AM to ride my bike.  The enjoyment that I get riding my bike in the cool dark mornings has too much of a draw on me to resist, so I am once again riding my bike to Leary in the…

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Cycle Thunder Storm Surfing

Today on my way home I had so much fun surfing the wind.  First let me explain.  For those of you who surf or sail you will get what I am about to describe.  I use to surf and sail and this is what I have experienced doing both activities. Most of the excitement that…

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Cycle Mee Spin Class

Today on my ride home was the second time I played my Spotify playlist “Cycle Mee”.  I created this playlist especially for inspirational riding at a fast pace.  My tendency is to ride this flat land in a high gear at a slow cadence and just power my way to a decent speed.  When I…

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Day off morning ride

I decided to get up at my normal time on this Independence Day holiday and ride a new loop.  I planned a route that would go through three towns north of Albany.  I rode through Sasser, Bronwood and Leesburg. I started the day with my long distance pre-ride cocktail of two scoops of Spiz in…

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National Bike Challenge 2015 June Stats

Here are the standings thus far in the National Bike Challenge. Lonnie Wormley is ranked 103rd out of  87,545 riders Lonnie Wormley is 4th in the state out of 1,671 riders Pecan City Pedalers Team is second in Georgia out of 62 teams Albany State University is ranked number 1 in Georgia out of 9…

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