Archive for January, 2009

Mid-January Bike Service and Bath Day

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

It’s not exactly mid-winter yet, so let’s call it a mid-January bike service and bath day. The shifting on the Portland has been getting wonky again. And I’d been threatening to re-cable the rear brake. And it needed a bath. And it was too cold outside. And I had no place else to be anyway. […]

Turning it up to eleven

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Scenic Route turned eleven today. Back in the day, when most were using stone knives and bearskins to create web sites, I started with FrontPage and 56k modem. After a couple of years I upgraded my skills and began hand-coding. For a while I was something of an authority on Standards Compliance. Four years ago […]

2009 Cycling Goals

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

5,280 miles or, a mile of miles (14½ mi/day avg) Challenge Goal: 5,840 (16 mi/day avg) Top 10% overall in BikeJournal rankings (outdoor miles only)100% of workdays commuting by bike in the Commuter Cycling Century39 weeks (75%) in the Car-Free Week Challenge (Challenge goal: 42 weeks or 80%)Break 20 MPH (Avg) on the Long Loop […]