I taught my first class this past Thursday! I really enjoyed the experience. Given the day started with blizzard like conditions, I was unsure if the gyms would remain open. Fortunately the amount of snow was about four inches and the hurricane like winds blew it off the south end of Manhattan. The snow had... Continue Reading →
In November 2016 I found myself at a point in life where I needed flip my world upside down. A year in review.
This past Sunday I woke up to an alarm at 5:15 AM, with maybe two hours of sleep under my belt. The early rise was necessary in tackling what has become my favorite ride in New York City! I worked the door of a friend’s bar in Carroll Gardens the night before, checking IDs. The... Continue Reading →
Here it is, Monday morning and I am sore. The good kind of sore. Feels like I worked hard over the weekend, something a good stretch will address. Part of this beautiful weekend consisted of attendance of the Far Hills Hunt, a series of horse races, but mainly a social gathering where one stands for... Continue Reading →
Kansas was a pivotal state for me. A state with contradicting reviews. Boring was a description, flat, another. Tales of Kansans' generosity and overall kindness reigned supreme no matter what was said about the land. It was a state in which I would meet some amazing people that will forever be part of me. These... Continue Reading →
Long gone are the days of endless touring and constant adventure. Rides are typically limited to weekends or more likely, mornings or afternoons. An apartment feels like a ball and chain, not allowing you to venture further than daylight hours will allow. There are upsides to this are full sized air pumps, home cooked meals... Continue Reading →
Over the weekend Adair and I jumped on our bikes for a casual 120 mile roundtrip, to see some family and camp under the stars. Putting our faith in Google Maps, we took off Saturday morning to New Jersey by the way of the George Washington Bridge. It wasn't as early of a morning as... Continue Reading →
Today I have an interview with the PR company that handles the Philadelphia Children's Alliance. I was planning to prepare some notes prior to the call, but wanted to finish this blog post first. That was a tremendous idea as finishing this post allowed me to put many of the experiences in perspective. Please enjoy... Continue Reading →