Four years ago, I started commuting to work by bicycle. I didn’t make a big deal about it, nor did I care what anybody else thought. I just started riding. Now, I ride most of my trips every day, year round. Bicycle commuting appealed to me because first, I enjoy cycling, second, I wanted to […]
I’m always looking for interesting perspectives for my photos. This one I owe to fatigue. I found myself sitting one the side of the road looking at Mt. Bierstadt in the distance on the return leg of an over-and-back started in Georgetown. I took this one with my phone.
I oftentimes (see here and here) enjoy my commute. But yesterday was special. Last evening I experienced one of the most serene and satisfying ends to my work day ever. I couldn’t have planned it even if I had wanted to because such rides just happen and I consider myself lucky if I recognize the moment […]
Any cyclist would understand when I say that riding Rim Rock Road through Colorado National Monument is like having one more bike than you have now. I mean, what you have is certainly good, but one more, that special bike you wish you had, that’s better. Well, experiencing Colorado National Monument up close, at cycling pace, […]
This afternoon, promptly at 1:30 pm, I walked over to the desk of my co-worker and friend and said with an air of nonchalance, “sup, you ready?” My friend looked up and replied, “Yeah man, let’s do this.” This, since you have no idea to what I’m referring, is a semi-regular walk we like to […]
Colorado is known for its outdoor lifestyle – sunshine, winter and summer sports, festivals, whatever. If you love it, you’ll probably love it more outside. Almost a month ago I rode up Pikes Peak with two of my cycling friends. What happened after was unexpected coming from me. A couple of days later, I jokingly […]