San Francisco: Marin Headlands

Marin Headlands Lookout

As you may be aware, there was a severe atmospheric river that brought a huge downpour and strong winds to the Bay Area around January 7th. Unfortunately, the weather delayed our flight several hours and we spent our first day in SF driving throughout the city in a Zipcar. In and…

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Marin Headlands 1st Attempt Video

Marin Headlands Video

GoPro Footage in SF!   I want to give a sneak peek of my Marin Headlands experience, the full post is scheduled for this weekend! As I’m very new at using the GoPro, I’m still getting the hang of editing and recording smooth videos. Ultimately, I’m going to have to…

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San Francisco: Rapha Bike Hire

One of the main highlights of my trip to SF was having the opportunity to rent a Canyon Aeroad bike from RCC near the Marina District. In this post, I want to not only review my experience at Rapha, but to also provide some insight on the bike itself.  …

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New Year’s Day 2017 and Resolutions

Looking out on NYC from GWB on New Year's Day

New Year’s Day 2017 For the past two years, I’ve started the tradition of going out on a New Year’s Day ride (weather permitting). What better way to start off 2017, than being outside! The day before, I decided to do some laundry and wash my cycling kits, give our puppy…

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Christmas Day: Central Park Laps

Made a quick edit of the Christmas Day ride in Central Park with my dad. The first two laps were great, but around 11:00am (third lap), the number of tourists kind of overtook the road. It was reminiscent of the types of crowds one might see on a sunny spring…

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River Road: Sub-30 “Real Feel”

With the forecast anticipating snow / rain for Sunday evening into the Monday morning commute, I decided to take another attempt at riding outside before salt coats the roads. The scenery of River Road on a cold winter day is pretty incredible. There was no doubt in my mind that I…

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Freezing rain = Bike Wash Time

After my bike tipping over at Bear Mountain and having some issues with my bottom bracket, it was finally time to pick up my bike from Ride Brooklyn in Williamsburg. I rode Citibike the ~2 mile route over, and just as I was about to dock at Kent Avenue and…

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Finally Climbed Bear Mountain!

As NYC begins cooling off and winter approaches, I keep wondering when my last official recreational outdoor ride will be for the season. After all, I do have access to Zwift and while indoor trainers don’t hold weight to riding outside, there are still numerous advantages – time / efficiency…

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