Keeping The Wheel Straight

Sometimes planning the ride route or at least thinking of it requires some mental exercise. After living in the same house for 23+ years figuring out a different route can mean changing a couple of streets or roads. Today I varied a couple of streets before crossing over Lake Houston going to the east. Lately [...]

March Is A Wrap

Yesterday (Sunday) we drove home from Fredericksburg. This time I didn’t get off the best route. We even took time to stop at the Buc-ee’s in Bastrop. This is a superstore with more stuff and gas pumps than you can imagine. After roaming the aisles for a while we gathered a few items to snack [...]

Greensheet Busted Me

The ride today went south and east on what I label the “Stroker Road – Huffman” route. The goal was 37 + miles and I ended up with 39.03 miles at a 15.4 mph average speed. This route runs on FM2100 so I wasn’t sure what road surface I would find. It turned out much [...]

Decisions, Decisions!

Earlier this week I made the decision to not ride one of my favorite rides, the Pineywoods Purgatory. My reason was not being fit enough to ride the 65 mile route with some serious hills and not wanting to pay $40 to ride the 52 mile route which still has some serious hills just not [...]