Category Archives: Ride Reports

What a difference a day makes!

It’s January in Iowa. Not really bicycling season, but this year has been different. My wife and I went riding on Thanksgiving and this Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon we got on the trail and rode about 10 and 15 miles … Continue reading

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Davenport Riverfront Trail

This morning my wife and I had to drive our oldest son to the Quad City Airport in Moline. He had a short leave from the Navy and had to return to base. After riding to Saylorville Dam yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Saylorville

This Friday, my wife had to run an errand to Des Moines. The weather was beautiful so I took the afternoon off at work. I was surprised when she suggested that we bring our bikes. I have been trying to … Continue reading

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Politics and Cycling

I am very involved in politics and serve on the State Central Committee of the Republican Party of Iowa. So, this August between the presidential debate and the Ames Straw Poll, my wife and I took a morning and rode … Continue reading

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The Mayors’ Bike ride

Earlier this month I rode with my wife and our daughter JosieĀ  and our friends Justin and Amy along with two of their children in the Annual Linn County Mayors’ Bike ride. [Yes, the grammar is correct Mayors’ since the … Continue reading

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The Longest Ride

For my wife’s birthday this weekend, I talked her into going to Minneapolis to ride bikes. Since my wife is a novice cyclist this was quite an accomplishment. Friday night we enjoyed a leisurely ride around Lake Calhoun and Lake … Continue reading

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The Prerfect Evening Ride

This weekend was my wife’s birthday. So, being the romantic kind of guy that I am I decided to take her for a weekend getaway that included bicycling. It wasn’t too long ago that I would never have considered such … Continue reading

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