If you know someone with diabetes and want to help, COME RIDE WITH ME from Murfreesboro to Monteagle, TN, for a short round trip of 150 miles, with a mountain in the middle! This will be the fourth year in a row, and I'm really looking forward to it!If you don't want to ride, you can always support me by clicking here: SUPPORT ME IN THE TDC 2007!IT MAY HELP YOU SOME DAY! You can find pictures from last year's event CLICK HERE!Thank you letter from 2004 CLICK HERE! Keep reading [...]
At a Triathlon show on Saturday, I entered my name in a hat for the door prize, and guess who won it? ME! Just writing some thoughts on what my options are. Your feedback is appreciated.Thanks to Southeast Triathlon Expo and Gran Fondo!
Yeah, I can’t believe it. I’m not writing this to brag. I’m looking for advice / opinions.The package I won is from Gran Fondo and includes a set of Rolff wheels (about $600) and an $1000 ‘gift certificate’ for Keep reading [...]
Sign up for the Tour de Cure 2007!SIGN UP HERE!OK, I'm going to repeat Bob Ward's message, because he says it so well. Either way, I can't say it better. This is one great ride, and I encourage you all to do it, and do something good for the American Diabetes Association. One last thing, this is not a good beginner ride. If you're a beginner, do the Jack and Back in the fall. It's shorter, easier and you have more warm weather for training. Join the Harpeth Keep reading [...]
OK, I think I have tables working right. You'll find a pretty good list of things to bring here. Read more to see my opinions!
I thought I'd put together some thoughts on multi-day rides, starting with gear.CAMPING GEAR: Some things you should take. This is probably a good list for any SAG'ed multi-day ride. This doesn't include any provisions for food. TENT I used my Hennessy Hammock the whole trip. We luckily had trees at all the campgrounds. Many Keep reading [...]
If you're thinking about doing a multi-day supported bike tour (like the BRAT), you should find some good advice here. Once I get "tables" working right in GeekLog, I'll come back and add more. Take a look.
FROM CHARLENE A. (hasn't ridden it yet, but planning some similar rides)I have purchased a self-inflating sleeping mat (I slept in my Hennessy Hammock this trip, but this is important) from REI. You are welcome to borrow it if you don’t have one. I’ve been told that a camp Keep reading [...]
Originally on v1 of patclements.com. It explains how to start in Hillsboro West End neighborhood, and cross through downtown Nashville, to create a pretty long ride.
HWEN Area to East Nashville - start at the old Wild Oats on Belmont, where it crosses over I440. Follow Belmont towards downtown, 4 way stop turn right. Go to light, turn right. Cross Wedgewood, follow bike lanes down to Musica (the naked statue). Make your way through downtown to cross the Gateway Bridge to East Nashville. Continue Keep reading [...]