Racking Up the Miles: May 2016

Way back in the early days of the 20,000 miles blog (back then it was 10,000 miles (true story)) I did my first racking up the miles post. It was a chance a sit back, reflect on the month, and remember all that had happened on and off the bike.

Since then, with the exception of one month last summer where I flat forgot, I have done “Racking up the Miles” post every month.  Sometimes it seems like a chore, other times its work to fill up even a paragraph.

This month is different, I am HELLA excited to do this post this month! Why? Read on… Continue reading “Racking Up the Miles: May 2016”

Some rides just remind me why I ride

Anyone who has read more than a post or two here in the trusty Mountainstroh blog, will quickly realize that I truly love cycling. I’ve ridden in rain, shine, fog, hail and even snow. Never have I regretted being on two wheels.

I would be lying, though, if I said all rides are the same amount of fun. Too much heat, cold, wet or sadistic winds can make even a short ride harder than it should be.  (it’s still better than being in an office or stuck in freeway traffic for hours though.

There are some rides, though, that are just perfect. These come about unexpectedly sometimes, but when they do, a rider can’t help but smile when he thinks (or blogs about it!) Last evening was one of those rides…. Continue reading “Some rides just remind me why I ride”