Recent Posts - page 2

  • Romancing the Ride…

    Since beginning this Backroads Tour, I’ve been writing this blog to record some of the daily discoveries on the journey. With this final post, I hope to reflect on a few of the bigger thoughts and impressions with which I return home…. Read More ›

  • Gird to Bird

    Hi All, We had our final ride on the Alaskan Cycling tour this morning. It was a short 34 miler from the Hotel in Girdwood to Bird Point and then onto the end of the bike path in Chugach National… Read More ›

  • Valdez to Alyeska

    Hi All, My second post for the day is about our trek from Valdez to Whittier to Alyeska Ski Resort. Hope you enjoyed the first post, “An Affair to Remember”. I got a lot of positive feedback on it from… Read More ›

  • An Affair To Remember

    This past Monday I was introduced to a beautiful and spritely lady. I only barely knew her, but immediately was attracted. After only a day of getting to know each other, we became best of friends. By the second day we were… Read More ›

  • Creativity from the Middle

    Hi All, Today I could have ridden 35, 68, 87, or 107 miles. I really wanted to do the 107 mile century, but after taxing my body heavily yesterday, my backside and legs were revolting. I decided enough is enough–after… Read More ›

  • Liberal Attitude Leads to Epic Result

    Hi All, After spending the night about 80 miles from Sarah’s house, I awoke a bit more balanced in perspective. To wit, we had 4 ride options today: 36, 48, 62 and 88 mile rides. Unconservatively, I decided to do… Read More ›

  • A More Conservative Lou

    Hi All, After spending the night a few blocks from Sarah Palin’s home in Wasilla, I woke up this morning feeling a bit more conservative. It must be the the water, or maybe it was Sarah’s 6 passenger pontoon plane… Read More ›

  • Barely Making a Bear of a Climb

    Hi All, First riding day in Alaska was a tough one. No such thing as a warm up ride on this trip! Our guides are two very cool dudes, who are doing everything right and great to make this a… Read More ›

  • Two Brewhouses in Six Hours…

    Hi All, We’re off to a great start. Lunch at one brewhouse, dinner at another! This could be fun! We are not drinking and riding in case you wondered. We are pacing ourselves. Dinner was at Glacier Brewhouse, a huge,… Read More ›

  • Alaska Bound Blog

      Dear Readers, I’m taking a break from the routine of the blog posts and recipes for a short time. Me and some of my cycling friends are making our way to Anchorage, Alaska for a week of cycling the Northwestern… Read More ›