Month: October 2011

Oct. 19, 2011


Sam supervises Clay and me rehabbing Deb’s old mountain bike so Sam can race her first cyclcocross race this weekend.

PS this picture was the first shot on my new camera. Picture of me and my box by student for her POD.

Oct. 16, 2011



Race three of the season. The race featured a great course, including a real run up! The mass start was the largest I have done with 72 starters… no hole shot for me as a large group of Cat 2 road racers were lined up. Congrats to Clay for finishing (and beating me) his first CX race.
I included a picture from Sam of me rounded a corner.

Oct. 15, 2011 Part 1





We decided to head to the mountains for the day and enjoy some fall foliage. Our first stop was Blowing Rock, the nation’s oldest road side attraction. After throwing some leaves over the edge we hit the road. Unfortunately most of the rest of North Carolina was visiting the Boone area too, so we went right and took the first dirt road we could find. For the next 2 hours we had trails, forest service roads and moon shine gravel routes to ourselves. It was great! After a quick jog to Grandfather Mountain (too crowed) we…. continued below.