Its getting cooler out but the sunrise payoff is totally worth it.
Had some hesitation for this morning’s ride. Its a strength day so I want to avoid over exercising, which is a lame excuse cause I don’t workout that hard. It is also dark longer in the morning so I was worried about visibility. However, once I was up and soaked in the hot tub I…… Continue reading Monday Morning Ride
The house build continues to progress. Yesterday the roofers completed the standing seam metal roof. I guess I had gotten used to seeing the green seal, which they installed back in June, because it really struck me how much better the roof looks now! Manufacturing the roof panels on site. One of the coolest parts…… Continue reading Put a lid on it!
For most of my life my morning routine was: get up and get to work. I would squeeze in a shower and coffee and maybe some breakfast but for the most part it was a scramble to get to work. This persisted up till about a year ago when I decided to make and change…… Continue reading Morning routine
Some days I just want to get a nice easy ride in. Riding to town is about 24 to 30 minutes each way. There is a decent, a climb, and a decent and then I am at the main coffee shop in town: Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters . I grab an espresso and, if they have…… Continue reading Lazy Coffee Rides
Books Some coworkers started a company book club a few months ago and we just finished our 4th book. I have wanted to be part of a book club for a while and this has been a lot of fun. I am listening to all of them as Audio Books as I don’t have much…… Continue reading Recent Reading/Listening Aug 2021
Kate and I hosted our 3rd group bike ride this Sunday at Chicken Creek Nordic Center in Mancos, CO. We started hosting these rides as a way to promote the monthly Sunday brunch at our local brewery. It has turned into way more fun than I had anticipated. The original idea came up this spring…… Continue reading Don’t forget to have fun
In Aesop’s fable, The Tortoise and the Hare, we are given a moral lesson about being consistent and humble. The hare in the story is overconfident in how fast they are compared to the tortoise. The hare ends up losing the race to the slower tortoise, who methodically continues along while the hare takes a…… Continue reading Slow and steady
It has been a while since I got a new bike. The mountain bike I have been riding is a 1997 custom titanium frame shredder that was gifted to me by a friend a few years ago. Before that it had been at least 5 years since I bought a bike. The titanium bike is…… Continue reading Meet Jamone
Last year I wrote about building Kiss of Cactus and Fenceline trail on our land. I learned how to build those from years of hiking and riding trails. I also read a lot of websites and watched some Youtube Videos talking about design and technique. In June I talked about how my local trail group,…… Continue reading Getting Educated on Trails