Coffeenuering with Mixte Love

Coffeenuering with Mixte Love

  Mixtes. The sleek lines of a step-through bike with twin tubes that start at the headset and end at the rear hub are, in my opinion, the sexiest bike on the street. I happen to own a few mixtes, and am lucky enough to own a mixte from a variety of companies and...
1200k to Recovery:  the Campaign

1200k to Recovery: the Campaign

I don’t quite remember how it started. This campaign. That’s what I call them. Campaigns. Campaigns to ride 1200 kilometers in under 90 hours, aka randonneuring. Among my friends we commonly say that we’re off on a ride of inappropriate distances. ...

1200k to Recovery part 3: Both. And.

When this new year began I said I’d get back to blogging a bit about life on and off the bike. After the crash in January 2015, I spent the rest of the year getting myself through the injury. I dutifully followed Doc Hottie’s orders and spent the year healing. The...
Sierra Nevada Super 600k

Sierra Nevada Super 600k

Tom’s email corrects me, “It’s not the RUSA K-hound 10,000k I’m after, it’s the R 10,000”. What is that? I want to know. It’s the accumulation of two full Audax Club Parisian series (200-300-400-600-1000k set of brevets), a 1200k, completion of Paris Brest Paris, a...
BWR = BRE

BWR = BRE

In May, I rode the Texas Stampede and while on the ride I spoke to a few Seattle rando-pals about London Edinburgh London (LEL), which I had gotten into by lottery. “Oh, you’d be crazy to ride LEL”, they said, “It rains the entire time.” “How do you feel about...