Category Archives: cycling

Cycling: Giant Loop

Because we are expecting rain much of the week, I bumped my gym workout back a day and took my 50-mile Giant Loop clockwise today. I was able to leave by 8:30 and had decent cool temperatures and SW breezes. … Continue reading

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Cycling: End of the Trail Season

As rides go, it really sucked. I rather expected that, but I couldn’t resist one last shot at finishing my exploration of all the trails that are passable. As a workout, it was outstanding. It was 10 miles out on … Continue reading

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Cycling: More Recovery

Today was the Grand Boulevard Trail to River Trail (south bank) to Eagle Lake Trail. Because it was warm all night long, I was able to make an early start. The initial and final three miles were the same, zigzagging … Continue reading

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Cycling: North Harrah

I was feeling a lot stronger yesterday, so decided it was time for another long ride. Essentially it was a big rectangle: east on Reno Avenue to Harrah Road, then north to Wilshire Boulevard, then back home. I clipped corners … Continue reading

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Draper Trails: Delightful Ride

This time I started where I left off from the last ride, and resumed following the shore road. While it was still muddy from the previous rains, some heavy vehicles really stirred things up. Then it dried. Hard. I had … Continue reading

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Draper: Better Trails

“Better” is a relative term here. I went back to finish the trail I rode partially way back before the bike crash. It’s just about passable in a vehicle with a decent clearance. As you can see in the first … Continue reading

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Latest Fitness Efforts

These are shots I took on Friday’s ride up north. The first one is the old tire store that burned down awhile back. Somebody finally cleared off the site; I have no idea whether anyone will build there again. It’s … Continue reading

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