Category Archives: Trek

Day 25. 30 Days of Biking

The past is the hitchhiker we have no choice but to carry with us. Take yesterday’s ride: my Trek 2300. Most of the air in the tires was compressed last week. The rear hub is 21st century but in service … Continue reading

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Day 24. #30daysofbiking

Lunch break. Quick spin down the Greenway and return on Heading. Bike. Coffee. Blue skies. As Phil Connors would say, a pretty good day. Even without the sea otters.

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Day 22. #30daysofbiking

Light on a pole. West of Chillicothe on Cloverdale Road. 

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Day 19. #30daysofbiking

If there’s such a thing as a perfect ride, this is it. Downhill warm up, smooth roads, 65 degrees, Santa Fe Burlington Northern train clearing the crossing one minute before I needed the same space, tailwind chasing me on the … Continue reading

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Day 17. #30daysofbiking

The best destinations lead somewhere else.

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Day 15. #30daysofbiking

Not a good day to forget the tire pump, but an excellent day to not have a flat. The bike is parked at the top of Miller Hill–just before the road twists down the bluff to meet Hallock Hollow and … Continue reading

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Day 8. #30daysofbiking

The quest to ride every day in April continues. Today was the first day without fenders.  Short ride, too: From Peoria’s Bushwhacker (on my day off) to Peoria Heights Silver Dollar Saloon, the second destination in the breakfast ride series … Continue reading

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