Janet Minner had a dream. She wanted to ride her bicycle along the entire Blue Ridge Parkway, but had some doubts. She wondered if her employer would allow her to take enough consecutive vacation days to accomplish this goal. She also felt uncertain about her physical ability to ride 470 miles with nearly 49,000’ of elevation gain, despite her years of cycling experience. And, she wanted to be rewarded each evening with good food and a comfortable bed.
How Do Bicycle Gears Work
Take a moment to read this article about how bicycle gears work by Jason Schliser of Vision Quest Coaching. He does a good job of providing a basic explanation that even non-gear-heads will understand.
Power To Weight Ratio
As I shared with you previously, I am now using a Cycling Coach to help me prepare for the upcoming cycling season. No, that’s not quite accurate. I am being coached to remain capable of the physical requirements of my job. Owning and operating a bicycle tour company offers many things to love (meeting new people, […]
The first in a series of posts about the adventures of using a cycling coach to improve fitness, strength and endurance while having fun on the bike.
Cycling in Sunshine
May arrived bringing bright sunshine, blue skies and cool, crisp air – the ingredients for a perfect weekend for cycling.
12 Things We Did Before Spring
The spring cycling season is upon us and, although we rode throughout the winter, we are riding even more now. As we celebrate the beginning of a new cycling season