Category Blue Ridge Bliss

Blue Ridge Bliss – Part Three

Timeline: June 11-18 Throughout the first days of the tour I had pretty much ridden by myself, setting my own pace, riding as hard or fast as my body told me it could go.  This day though, with a shade over 60 miles to go and 6,330 feet of climbing, I approached innocently enough, with […]

Blue Ridge Bliss – Part Two

Timeline: June 11-18 Our second day out (Monday) at a shade under 50 miles would also be one of our easier outings, as we worked our way slowly up the Parkway to the serious mileage and climbing we’d be tackling later in the week.  So far the weather gods had smiled favorably on us, bringing mild […]

Blue Ridge Bliss – Part One

Timeline: June 11-18 We returned home from the west coast with one imperative, start riding our bikes as much as we could to make up for the lack of training our busy spring travel schedule had caused. We had committed to (as in signing up and paying money) a weeklong 330-mile bicycle tour on the […]