Tag Archives: Kona

Chicago – New York City – Montreal

Just back from a crazy week of travel. For those of you that follow my inane ramblings on Twitter, you’ll know that I was in Chicago for a conference, back for only a day, then off for a weekend in … Continue reading

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Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it.

Winston Churchill said that. I have just completed an incredible book by his last surviving daughter, Mary Soames, which documents her life from birth to the end of World War II. Winston was a huge influence on her life, as … Continue reading

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Back On One Gear

After almost two weeks it was time to get my beloved Kona back out of the shed. It was time to commute back into the office and I needed my wheels. Of course this means that it has been close … Continue reading

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Full Season

I know when the riding season is in full swing because I am typically riding more than 1,000 km per month. We’re there now, and I would expect this cadence to continue through to October. Given the extraordinary weather that … Continue reading

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Round, Round, Get Around….

Two of my favorite modes of transport. I’ve done more miles on two wheels this year than four. Way to go environment!

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Commuting photos

A couple of photos of one of the commutes earlier this week. I never get tired of the view, which is lucky given the amount of times I have ridden this route!

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Reminder of colder days

I was looking through my Garmin calendar this week and I was reminded of some fairly cold rides back in the opening months of the year, most notably this one from January. It was a cold one. Average temperature -14.1˚c? … Continue reading

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Check point

I know summer has arrived when I am riding a minimum of five days a week and hardly getting wet doing it. Just looking back over the past 30 days and we can see that I am well on ‘summer-riding-time‘ … Continue reading

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Fix it at 100

Riding a 100 km is a great mental and physical barrier and one that we should all break through a couple of times in the season. It’s not always easy to allocate the time to it, because like it or … Continue reading

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Art in the Park

I have praised the dawn ride on many occasions in the past and Friday morning’s foray was no exception. There’s something, oh so special, about being up before he majority of punters even hit the snooze button for the first … Continue reading

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