Cycling Badge 33 Miler

Lauren and I went on a 33 mile ride Friday, to complete her cycling badge for American Heritage Girls.  Not only was it a long ride, but we had 1813.18' elevation gain with a few steep climbs and some 8-10% grades. Trailing Blackberries

Obstructions in the Bike Lane

Road sign in bike lane

You're riding along in the bike lane and, all of a sudden, you come to some sort of obstruction in the lane.  It might be a large, sharp, dark-brown shard of what used to be a beer bottle, waiting to strike at your tires.  Maybe the grabbing tentacles of stickery blackberry briars are reaching out into … Continue reading Obstructions in the Bike Lane