My 2017 on the Bike

I spent many hours in the bike saddle in 2017. In early January I looked at the 4,783 miles I had biked in 2016. I decided to round up to […]

Pan Mass Challenge 2017

The Pan Mass Challenge is a physical and emotional roller coaster.  2017 was no different. The first downward plunge happened a few weeks before the PMC. The group that traditionally […]

Bike to Becket 2017

Both kids have escaped Newton to spend four weeks of summer camp in the Berkshires. Last weekend was parents’ weekend and I was expected to sleep in a tent with […]

B2VT 2017

On June 10 I rode in the 17th annual edition of the B2VT ride (formerly known as the B2B). It’s one of the most challenging single day rides in New England. […]

My 2016 Year on the Bike

A while back, I decided to get back in the saddle and ride my bike more often. That continued into 2016, with both bike commuting and recreational cycling. I set […]

Seacoast Century

It was a beautiful fall day. So why not ride for 100 miles through three different states? I convinced a Christine to join me. The Granite State Wheelmen have been […]

Hub on Wheels 2015

Boston Bikes’s Hub on Wheels has two great features: (1) a ride through parts of Boston I would not normally ride and (2) a car-free Storrow Drive so you can […]

Tour de Newton

It was a cool, wet, and cloudy day, but hundreds of people gathered across Newton to see all thirteen villages of Newton by bicycle. This was the re-scheduled Tour de […]

Becket or Bust Bike Ride

With the Pan-Mass Challenge coming up, my training plan has me spending long hours and long distances on the bike during the weekends. The Boy’s camp had Dad’s Weekend scheduled […]