Archive for August, 2013


by on Aug.10, 2013, under Colorado, Ride Reports

Keep It Single Speed

That’s been my mantra for the past month or so.  I guess when my OCD takes over, it’s all or nothing.  I have really enjoyed the SS on the last few rides.  So much I’m thinking the next bike will be single speed.  A special single speed.

Today I decided to do a longer ride in Buffalo Creek.  Sure, not much climbing, but plenty of grind.  It was a spctacular morning as well.  Temps were in the 70’s as I hit the trailhead.  Kind of amazing for a Summer day in Colorado.


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Nice Weekend!

by on Aug.04, 2013, under Colorado, Ride Reports

Sometimes I am a bit reserved. I tend to over-plan things and pay too much attention to the clock. This weekend, I was more relaxed. I had my parents visiting from NJ. They brought my youngest son with them. He spent four weeks with them. Kind of like a free sleep-away camp :).

At first I thought business as usual for the weekend, but I quickly decided that spending time with them was more important than a long ride. So, I did some shorter rides.

Saturday, I wanted to spend time with my Dad, so I brought him and my youngest (older one was working) to the shooting range. My dad had a blast (literally).

We scoped out our targets at 25 and 50 yards.

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