Keeping Goals

I completed the Adventure Cycling TransAm from Yorktown, VA to Portland, OR this summer. I had two cycling goals for the ride. First, try to ride as close to 100 miles per day as possible, given that towns are so far apart, I averaged 98.6 mpd.  I like how I chased this goal as I…… Continue reading Keeping Goals

Choosing the Right Bike Shop – Rivendell Bicycle Works

So my plans changed, apparently the Sam Hillborne was not the right bike for me.  It sounds silly to say it as I would have been happy to have had it and happy to have ridden it.  I believe it would have been with me a very long time.  But the frames weren’t going to…… Continue reading Choosing the Right Bike Shop – Rivendell Bicycle Works

TransAm Thousand Mile Club: A Trip Inside Myself

Inspired by the California Triple Crown I have crystallized one of my secret goals into an actual goal for the adventure which is the TransAm.  I was reading on their blog about “The Rollercoaster” which is the whole emotional up and down that comes along with riding long distances.  I didn’t know it existed as…… Continue reading TransAm Thousand Mile Club: A Trip Inside Myself

Sauvie Island Ride and iPhone Shakeout

My iPhone shakeout continues to prepare for my cross country TransAm ride later this year. I was able to upload a waypoint to TrackMyTour.com.  And this morning, on Danielle’s advice, I did download MS Windows Live Photo Gallery and stitched together my first panorama. I am learning to overlap all the images as it was…… Continue reading Sauvie Island Ride and iPhone Shakeout