Browsing articles from "November, 2019"
Nov
25
2019

Trail Ramblings: A Little Friendly Rivalry.

Well, we didn’t win THIS time, but watch out next year. The inaugural East West Groveler took place last Saturday out of Ashland. The East had 70 racers compared to the West’s 56, I believe. After accounting for deductions on fat bikes, single speeders, and women racers, and with the three top finishers, we still couldn’t get past the deficit in numbers. Not even with the rousing pre-race speech given by Rob Evans, West team […]

Nov
18
2019

Trail Ramblings: What Is Your Routine?

This past weekend was probably one of the last we’ll be able to enjoy with so few layers. The weather for the East West Grovelers Race this next weekend looks to be decent at 50 degrees. After the chilly weather sets in for real, what do you do to stay in condition? So many cyclists I know complain of the winter weight that sneaks up over the holidays and hangs around until the spring weather […]

Nov
11
2019

Trail Ramblings: Where Did You Ride?

This past weekend was glorious, and I’m happy to report that I finally got out to enjoy it. I hope you did to. Where did you go? Did you roll solo, or with friends or family? Let us know where you like to ride. Also, based on the tracks I saw this morning, some of you are indeed commuting in the cold. What are your tricks for staying warm and safe? I am lucky enough […]

Nov
4
2019

Trail Ramblings: Are You Making Plans Yet?

I’m still getting notifications for rides and events this fall that I haven’t heard of before, so don’t think that “the season,” whatever that means, is over. Also, the announcements for next year’s rides are starting to roll in, so if you’re eager to start filling your calendar, it’s time to make plans. For some, they’re the motivation to put those hours in on the trainer over the winter, as you certainly don’t want to […]