Breaking rules

Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club’s “Ahwafooty Route”, in the Ahwatukee Foothills. I have a general rule if the temperature is below 40 degs: I don’t bother to go riding. Since we have such nice temperatures most of the time here in Phoenix, … Continue reading

Gulp, I’ve gone and done it

Don’t know what got into me, but I signed up for the Death Valley Double Century, slated for Mar 6, 2010, a ride put on by AdventureCORPS. Now I’m having a bit of buyer’s remorse. Gulp! What have I done? … Continue reading

Mountain Pose

South Mountain hill climb, Phoenix, AZ. 1,300 ft elevation gain. Being the hill-climbing fanatic that I am, I’ve climbed all of the mountains and hills in the Phoenix area. I’ve come to understand that each climb has its own rhythm, … Continue reading

The perfect pace

A while back, on a weekly group training ride, I was basking in the “sunshine” (well, er, it was before sunrise actually) of the group rolling out at a comfortable pace. One that, instead of me gasping for breath and wondering … Continue reading