Month: January 2016

Burger Night Road Ride

Monday evenings here in Big Bend is burger night with local restaurant-bar The Starlight Theatre serving up 2-for-1 burgers. This weekly special has also spawned the somewhat regularly attended Burger Night Ride. Folks leave Desert Sports around 4-4:30, riding into

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Lefty; Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, that you don’t realize how much you love something till it’s gone. Yup, that about sums up my relationship with my Lefty suspension fork. Lighter, stiffer, stronger; better handling in the

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Bike-packing the S.O.S. Route

Late last week, Reilly rightfully observed we were well overdue for an overnight bike-packing trip. We decided that Tuesday/Wednesday would be prime. Some time over the weekend, however, Reilly suggested we leave Monday afternoon, once I’d honoured a couple of

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One Day, Two Rides; Living well

Saturday morning following an uneventful shift at TFEMS, I enjoyed coffee and muffins(sweet potato, orange, cranberry, with cinnamon sugar tops) with Cindy and Jack. Though cool winds were blowing from the north-west, I was set on going for a dirt

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Mule Ears

I ride bikes. I don’t run or jog. I don’t own a Segway and I’m not much for speed-walking. I swim now’n’again and only go snowboarding about once a decade. However, there is one activity I’ve taken to over the

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