WOB Adventure Time: Camping Trip to Lake MacBride

WOB went camping about a week ago. It was tons o' mega fun. About 10 of us loaded up our bikes and left the WOB parking lot around 5:45. The route is posted on blackriver. https://www.blackriver.cc/rides/1260 You can follow that link to check out our GPX file on the way out there. It was a …

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Short answer, “Yes.” Long answer, “No.”

"You look miserable." "I think you have more integrity than this." Those two quotes rang through my head. A reminder. Surely not a gentle one, but a loving one. Tough love. Those words came about during a conversation with my best friend the night before I left for Oklahoma. She was right. It wasn't about …

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Chronicles of Something: Excitement and little guidance.

In an effort to keep my mind on track I am going to start archiving more things on my blog. They will all be kept under the same title, which I am still working on.  I mentioned a exciting announcement and that will be at the end of my list. I am a list maker. …

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NewBo Culinary Ride: Farms, Food, and Fermentation.

Some nights ago I was sitting across from one of my favorite people of all time. Fresh from the pool she was wearing giant Sears cover-alls, a cropped Culinary Ride shirt of yesteryear, gold hoop earrings, and one giant smirk. She is the person who introduced me to gravel and TransIowa. She taught me to love …

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When I am not riding bikes, I am still riding bikes.

Just a quick life update! World of Bikes is my main stay job right now, but I also added in a couple weekends this spring teaching a bike touring class through the University of Iowa. This is a great opportunity to test myself and really reach out beyond my typical scope of people. I taught …

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