Trail Maintenance: Weed Wrangle Woes

Trail Maintenance: Weed Wrangle Woes

I really enjoy biking on the B&O Trail near my house in Brownsburg, Indiana. It’s a beautiful 8-mile paved surface that goes through a pleasant mix of town and country scenery. But it has a problem. The invasive honeysuckle has gotten out of control. So, a few...
UNICYCLING 101: FIND YOUR CENTER

UNICYCLING 101: FIND YOUR CENTER

OK, I admit it. Even though I’m an avid bicyclist, I’m just as happy riding on one wheel. After all, I’ve been unicycling since I was eleven years old. But one of my greatest joys in retirement is teaching other kids to unicycle as part of the “Juggling Masters”...
This bike used by…

This bike used by…

Have you ever been to Bike Heaven? In case you haven’t, it’s a combination museum and store in Pittsburgh, PA, that specializes in vintage bikes. I went there recently with Brooks Fetters (owner of the Huntington Bicycle Shop) and some other friends while on a cycling...
Pedaling in the Pocket

Pedaling in the Pocket

It was 2012 when I did my first RAIN—the annual one-day, 160-mile Ride Across INdiana. I had trained diligently for it, riding over 1,000 miles in the first half of the year to make sure my body was in good enough shape, but what I wasn’t quite prepared for was the...