Route Selection Plays A Part

Selecting a route plays a big part on the average speed. I rode to the north on my “New Caney – Gene Campbell Road” route with a slight modification on the streets I used to exit Kingwood. Getting out of Kingwood does not offer a lot of choices so I rode through Elm Grove Village [...]

Biking in the Heat of August

New Caney and Gene Campbell Road were the focus for the ride today. I left after watching stage 5 of the Vuelta a Espana at 11:22. they were racing in 34C temperatures and it was about that here. The sky had scattered clouds as I rode out with 92 degrees all the way. It was [...]

Thunder and Lightning Near the Ride’s End

After riding to Huffman yesterday I was off to the north for today’s ride on the “New Caney – Gene Campbell Road” route. I got started before 10AM again leaving home at 9:55. I could see some darker clouds to the southeast so I was glad to ride north. We are under another heat advisory [...]

Biking to the North Is Not Cooler

I switched to a northerly ride today going to New Caney, west on FM1485 to Gene Campbell Road. FM1314 brought me to the Stripes station for the usual rest stop. After the stop I continued on through Briar Tree, Oakhurst and back to Kingwood. The cooler weather has left us and the southeast breeze brought [...]