2013 Ride #64 (Reservation Recovery Loop)

View Larger Map Last ride outside for 2013, I think … driving home tomorrow, and I expect that the inversion will be horrid on Tuesday in the 801. 2 weeks, 10 rides, 255.75 miles. I can live with that.

2013 Ride #63 (Needle Rock-Yavapai Gravel Grind)

View Larger Map My Arizona Base Camp trip is coming to an end for 2013 … today, tomorrow, and then I’m driving home on Monday, back to the cold, back to the smog, back to the House of Watts. It will be interesting to see how my first workout back on the Computrainer goes once […]

2013 Ride #61 (Needle Rock Turkey Burn)

View Larger Map Out … back … spent half the ride racing a flat tire (not caused by Monday’s gravel grind, since that was done on my clincher wheels … today was back on the tubulars), so it looks like I’m going to have to do a little gluing later this afternoon/evening.

2013 Ride #60 (Rio Verde-Res, with a gravel grind)

View Larger Map Wanted to do a little gravel grind today, so instead of turning left at Rio Verde and heading out to Needle Rock, I turned right into the farm at the north end of the reservation and ground out 4 miles on the dirt before the road turned back into pavement. Ground was […]

USAC officiating; for love or for money?

One of the online mailing lists that I subscribe to is for USAC officials; primarily it’s used for discussions of rule and how they should be interpreted in certain situations when acting as judge or referee at a USAC-sanctioned event. Currently, however, there is a discussion on new requirements being laid out for USA Cycling […]