Big Bug Smack Bike Ride

Another hot day of biking. I did start a little earlier than yesterday as I punched the start button on the Elemnt at 10:15. As I rode around Kingwood preparing to exit I felt a coolness whenever I rode in the shade. I knew this wouldn’t last long though as I headed to I-69/US59 […]

Another Hot July Bike Ride

I biked the “New Caney – Gene Campbell Road” route for a total of 35.58 miles today. Leaving home at 11:46 I rode north to FM1485 with the help of a weak tailwind. The July heat continues with 94 degrees at the start and 98 degrees when I finished at 2:58. The wind was […]

A Worn Cleat Tries to Stop This Bike Ride

As I rolled the bike out of the garage and attempted to clip in my right shoe it would not click into the Ultegra pedal. I kept trying as I rolled out the driveway and into the street. I started the Elemnt at 11:00 and slowly moved down the street to begin the “New […]

110 PSI Makes A Difference on New Caney – Gene Campbell Road Bike ride

Apparently my finger squeeze tire pressure test is not very accurate. Before today’s I ride I went out to the garage to crush some aluminum cans and then check the tires on the Stradalli. I squeezed them and the tires felt solid but I planned on airing them up. I put the airhose on […]