Monthly Archives: January 2019

A Hard Day’s Ride

I rode Sunday.  It was a beautiful day, sunny, mid-30’s.  I felt good, and did 42 miles.  The picture above is the Concord River boat launch in Bedford.  No boats that day. It was my typical lunch ride to Westford … Continue reading

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The Route – Part 1: Overview

Key Constraints: Cannot miss Addie’s graduation from Penn State on Saturday, May 4 Would very much like to arrive in Sturbridge by Friday, August 2, to ride in the PMC That second item dictated a west-to-east trip, which may turn … Continue reading

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The Bike – Part 5: The frame is delivered

They promised delivery of the frame in 6 to 8 weeks.  It arrived in 4.  Good omen! I love it!  Not sure if I would have preferred the shiny yellow over the matte yellow (which is what I have), but … Continue reading

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Now it is official!

An expensive new bike, plus airplane and camping reservations showed I was committed to doing this ride across the country.  Now it is official – I need to be in Sturbridge, MA, no later than Friday, August 2, so that … Continue reading

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