The Bike That Needs Built

Caution: Bike nerd content ahead I've had a very specific bike build on my mind for the last 7 years or so. A jack of all trades, master of none, classic back roads cruiser monster cross tourer kid pulling bikepacker fine-tuned clunker. A couple times I've come close to putting it together, only to waver … Continue reading The Bike That Needs Built

Tour to the Tour of Hermann

The Plan: Ride to Hermann from my house in Columbia, camp, ride 1 or 2 laps of the Tour of Hermann, camp, ride back home. Day 1: Columbia to Hermann - 75 miles I awoke Friday morning pretty apprehensive about the forecast which called for a cold, rainy weekend. After Landrun, I'd had enough of … Continue reading Tour to the Tour of Hermann