Detour de Connecticut: A Day in the Saddle

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Gravel Grind, Group Ride Recap, News | 5 Comments

The Detour de Connecticut was a bit of a mystery as far as I could tell.  From all I had heard, the ride itself was similar in design to the famed D2R2, in that it was mostly off road, close to 120 miles in length, offered rolling hills, views, farmland, and required bikes with a […]

Ride for Ben

Whereas most charity rides take place on Saturdays or Sundays, the second annual Ride for Ben took place last Friday and departed promptly at 2:00 in the afternoon.  The benefit?  Thirty smiling riders all anxious to take advantage of the bright sunshine and sixty degree temps.  What a day, what a fun event. The ride […]

Better than Expected

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Group Ride Recap, News | No Comments

I thought I knew what peak season looked like. I thought I knew how pretty the White Mountains were. But then I rode up and over the Kancamagus Highway last weekend, and learned my lesson.  The colors and the views, right there in front of me, were too grand to accept as real life. This […]

Mystic

Posted by on May 31, 2015 in Group Ride Recap, News | No Comments

Hoop rolling and maple candy are the first things that come to mind whenever I think of Mystic, Connecticut.  These memories were formed during an elementary school field trip to the seaport many years ago where I learned that the early settlers played simple games while gorging themselves on maple candy by the gentle flicker […]