"You are absolutely correct, as I had discovered on last May's 200K. If it weren't for a sharp, gravel covered turn tearing up my hands and hips, and thusly causing me to bleed, I would have easily been much faster (I can assure you, 24 mph…"
"Adam, this next series is in the bag or else we can say "au revoir" to PBP :) Joke aside, for me to finish anything beyond a 300K, I have to ride a bit faster so I can have ~2 hours in the bank by ~2am, and get my 90 minute sleep in…"
"A short nap can have amazing restorative powers. I've been known to nap, mostly on longer rides. But on the FVP I found a good ditch nap location that I've used a couple of times when the heat has made me queasy.
For some reason I…"
"Ha; at this point, I'm hoping the first brevet in April will at least be over the freezing mark. It's hard to believe we're 9 weeks removed from the big day! I guess that means I should probably start riding more than once every two…"
"Warmer weather makes me dream about the approaching brevet season. I wish to ride overnight to a 200k. That would be good way to fine-tune my ditch-nap gear in preparation for another take at 400K. Sleep in Super 8 has never been good before a ride,…"
"Bigfoot's camping area is smallish and backs on a quiet residential neighbourhood that you'd never notice unless you walked out the side gate. The shower/toilet facilities are(were) 1940's-ish... primative, but we were…"
"Camping takes some preparation and discipline. How are the facilities at Big Foot?I once camped at a private campsite (Snug Harbor Inn / Turtle Lake) north of Delavan, a bit closer to the Super8, but had issues with the noisy neighbors and the…"
"I have checked the rates and it is 65$ a night for the weekend of the April 26, May 10 and May 30. It goes to 85$ a night for June 27. All of the prices are for doubles. Not bad, quite the considerabel discount. I will be booking…"