Tag Archives: bicycling

Still Training for the Mission

I’m still training for the mission. A couple of days ago I rode past these tiny purple blossoms in someone’s front yard, right along the route I take to Draper Lake and back. I know some folks call them “bluebells” … Continue reading

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River Trail Training Loop 01

Finally, a warm and sunny day! I chose the River Trail training loop for today, riding clockwise. That means starting in my neighborhood, dropping down into Holloway Park, then through the backstreets to Ray Trent Park. On the far side … Continue reading

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Bike: Changed Target

Given what I learned from this first attempt at bike packing, I’ve changed the target for my fundraiser. After some research, I have identified a different bike at a lower price: $1200 (which includes sales tax) from Wheeler Dealer. It’s … Continue reading

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First Ride: After Action Report

Let me begin by saying I know what God has called me to do and I will pressure no one to support it. I’m going to do carry out the mission either way. This post will outline how I propose … Continue reading

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No Regrets, No Repeats

Shrink not from adventure! I spent the morning doing last minute packing, loading one or two things at a time onto the bicycle. I had prayed for several days that the rain would stop around daybreak. As I wheeled my … Continue reading

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Not What I Had in Mind

I’ll post the pictures tomorrow or the next day. While my prayers for a break from the rain were granted, I faced a brutal headwind all day — something like 20 MPH and up. By mid day I was so … Continue reading

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Yeah, I’m Excited about Bikepacking

Not that I would ever believe I’ve thought of everything, but for the past two days I’ve been working over the bike and the stuff I should carry. The stuff is mostly packed up on the bike already. This is … Continue reading

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