Why We Do It

Why We Do It

Last month I was privileged to ride for a week with three other men on the Ohio to Erie Trail (OTET), beginning at the Ohio River in Cincinnati and pedaling all the way north to Cleveland (though I had to bail out at Akron, due to previous commitments). It was a great...
Who needs a helmet?

Who needs a helmet?

I don’t know about you, but there are times when I’d rather not wear a helmet while cycling. After all, I tell myself, I’ve ridden thousands of miles in the past few years and have never had a problem. Oh wait… there was that one time. It was one of those long-awaited...
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”...