Ride This: Sisters to Smith Rock

Two wicked places, Sisters and Smith Rock, Oregon. Fortunately, there is an amazing road cycling route that connects both. Summary Miles of horse pastures, tremendous views of the Sisters mountains, pungent roasted pine aroma and rich clay infused roads. As if this were not enough,  you also get to pass an Alpaca farm and visit... Continue Reading →

Apidura Saddle Bag

If you're considering any type of multi day trip or even a simple overnighter, you need to be able to transport the right gear plus the essentials to ensure you are bike prepared but also comfortable for unexpected conditions. First off, i'm no expert in bike bags. But that's what makes this review good - a fresh viewpoint. I am savvy enough... Continue Reading →

2016 Rapha NW Brevet

A brevet? In the days of old, back before carbon fibre, people used to ride bikes long distances. These rides were unsupported, exploring their own routes, riders fending for themselves, carrying their own gear and occasionally checking in at set points. This long distance grueling and rewarding activity was called randonneuring and people took parts in events called... Continue Reading →

Little Switzerland Loop

This was my first post when I started this site 4.5 years ago, so I apologize for the pictures. I dug it up and brushed it off. To this day a quality route, that starts and ends in Sandy Oregon. It's simple, but goes down some fun country roads with great views plus testing climbs.... Continue Reading →

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