Monthly Archives: April 2013

ABC Quick Check

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A, B, C…no I’m not saying the alphabet, I’m preparing for a bike ride.  Performing an ABC Quick Check is an essential pre-ride check:   A = Air   B = Brakes   C = Crank, Chain, Cassette   Quick = Quick Releases   Check = Go for a short spin before the big ride [...]

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Find your Beach

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Spring break = warm sunny beaches…not the white sandy resort beaches with vibrant blue oceans yielding 100 feet visibility though.  Rather, backpacking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon where a beach of any kind is welcomed with open arms. A beach here means sleeping beneath the diamond-lit sky with towering rock ledges hugging the [...]

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