Month: March 2011

Sit. Rep.

This afternoon, Mr Cyr from L.E.Reinsborough School passed a message along from his 4/c students; “where is Alex?” It got me to thinking that I should really provide a status update–a situation report–on my travels. From previous postings, you’ll recall

Don’t say O-Cheeta: it’s Oh-Ah-Sha-Tah

As I type these words, I am sitting in a cafe in Fayetteville, AR, next door to The Bike Route, a cool local shop where my buddy Reilly wrenches. It’s cold, windy, raining and two States away from the desert

Desert Lessons 3, 4 & 5

Having spent a full month playing and mountain biking here in the s/w Texas desert, I’ve discovered a few tips to make such adventures more enjoyable and less painful. First, it is essential to understand that everything in the desert

The Austin Bike Zoo

When I first arrived in Terlingua, I was told of the pending visit to the Big Bend area by the Austin Bike Zoo. As described on the website, the Austin Bike Zoo aims to inspire “the Austin community with bicycles

View like these

Since arriving in Terlingua a few weeks ago, Irene has been enjoying some well earned time off. I, on the other hand, have continued to ride, perhaps with even greater intensity but rather than on the road, on the trails.