When It Hurts So Good

Getting myself ready for 30 Days of Biking which starts on April 1st. Been out riding a bit and this week I almost made it to my weekly goal of 25 miles. Needless to say my legs are feeling it! Guess I wasn’t quite ready for a 9 mile ride. Amazing how when you don’t…

Fashion, Cookie Candle, and a Drink Collection #idahobikelife 

Few photos from my week so far… Lots of posts on social media about “Dressing Like A Woman”, so I threw mine in and showed that you are still dressing like a woman even in Converse tennis shoes. I Love my Chucks!  Really wanting Taco’s for Taco Tuesday, but will have to settle for a…

Stranger In a Strange Land? Some Musings on Revisiting the Coaster Brake

As mentioned earlier, I am in temporary guardianship of a small lot of vintage bicycles, of various styles and stages of decrepitude . While the majority of the bikes are English 3-speeds, hiding among them was this classic Dutch omafiets . Source: Stranger In a Strange Land? Some Musings on Revisiting the Coaster Brake —-…

Maple New York Sour

For my first year after college, I worked at a cozy college bar in Norman, Oklahoma. The inside featured wood paneling, brass accents on the bar and over 32 beers on tap. We were open 365 days a year. Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas night were our busiest evenings every year. Source: Maple New York…

6th Annual Coffeeneuring Challenge: The Spirit of Coffeeneuring

Now in its sixth year, the Chasing Mailboxes Coffeeneuring Challenge is a relaxed cycling endeavor for people everywhere. If you like riding a bike and enjoy drinking coffee or tea (or even hot chocolate or cider), consider this challenge. In a nod to the French as well as randonneuring, the Coffeeneuring Challenge has its share of rules. Don’t let…

Not Every Day Can Be a Play Day

Unfortunatly, every day can’t be a day spent out and about. There are things to do around the house and of course I have work to do for my clients. Was up early for a weekly networking breakfast first thing this morning, but after that it was time to get in some house clean up…