Bicycalligraphy

In 2016, on my 50th birthday, I decided to do something a little different.  I plotted out a route that wrote out a big 5 and 0.  I rode after work and the weather looked like it might cooperate (it had been raining off and on all day).  When I completed that ride, I coined … Continue reading Bicycalligraphy

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Strava Tools and Apps

Most cyclists I know use Strava to track their cycling activities.  Prior to joining Strava in 2012, I kept a record of all my rides in a spreadsheet (dating back as far as 2002!), so when I found out about Strava, I bought a GPS and had it do the work for me.  I'm a … Continue reading Strava Tools and Apps

2016 Ride Summary

In the final days of 2016, I've pulled together a summary of my year in cycling.  There are countless resources available online, particularly for those of us who use Strava for our ride summaries. I subscribe to veloviewer.com, which provides a nice summary graphic of year shown below.  I rode over 3700 km (less than … Continue reading 2016 Ride Summary