Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

This was the real test of the new-to-us van with over 450k miles on it.  We were headed to Durango… Jarrod spends a lot of time finding us places to camp on our road trips.  Our first night, we stopped at a campground at Penitente Canyon.  It was a small campground with only 4 pull-in […]

Introducing the Van-Yet-to-Be-Named

After Fruita, we decided that tent camping just wasn’t the best idea long term.  We’d discussed getting an RV before, but it wasn’t practical.  Fruita was cold and windy, and even though our new tent rocked, it was still a pain to crawl in and deal with a bunch of zippers.  It was also very […]

Elephant Rock 30th Anniversary Clocks

I’ll have to apologize for the image quality on some of the pictures.  I only took pictures of the progression of the project to text them to Jarrod to show him my progress.  🙂 The transition from full-time craft events to full-time bicycle events has been a bit of a shock.  The price tags associated […]

Fruita Fat Tire Fest

I had never been west of Breckenridge.  (Vegas doesn’t count since I flew from Atlanta.)  Jarrod had been planning our route and our campsite plans for a few weeks.  We had a friend who was sharing a ride with us so he could save some money and go demo some bikes.  I reserved a 10’x20′ […]

Ride the Rockies 30th Anniversary Clocks

I met a guy at the Highlands Street Fair in June 2014 who had just returned from the Ride the Rockies tour.  He had the classic cyclist tan lines (glove lines, jersey lines, helmet lines, sunglass lines).  We talked for a bit about cycling and what I do (Jarrod was riding tech support for the […]