Cycling Accessory Reviews

Apeman A66 1080p HD Action Camera – Audio Microphone Review

A core component to my cycling blog and vlog is my Apeman A66 1080p HD Action Camera. It was part of what led to the creation of Skagit Bike Blog and instrumental in me committing to my goal of riding 3,650 miles this year. Today I want to run through a few pointers I’ve learned… Continue reading Apeman A66 1080p HD Action Camera – Audio Microphone Review

Milestones & Record Rides

Bicycling Milestones & Achievements: A Numbers Game

Sports. We often think of the team games here in the states, like Football, Basketball and Baseball. But there are plenty of individual sports as well. Cycling, for example, is largely individual, though watching documentaries like The Road Uphill shows it can very much be a team effort. I am on the individual side, as… Continue reading Bicycling Milestones & Achievements: A Numbers Game

Skagit Bicycle Rides

A Debris Filled View from the Mountaintop

Fridays are my off-day from riding. By the time I get home from work, I’m beat. And I typically need to spend the next few hours both decompressing and preparing for my Friday night radio show. (For more on that, see FensePost.) But by Saturday, I’m ready to ride again. Today was no exception. I… Continue reading A Debris Filled View from the Mountaintop

Skagit Bicycle Rides

Choose Your Own Adventure: On Bicycling Freedom

Bicycling Freedom is what I call the ability to essentially make split second decisions about where to ride. It’s one of my favorite things about cycling: It’s like I’m in my very own Choose Your Own Adventure where the decisions are 100 percent mine, and mine alone. When I set out on my bike, I… Continue reading Choose Your Own Adventure: On Bicycling Freedom

Skagit Bicycle Rides

Cycling in the Snow on a Road Bike

After Monday’s snowfall, which kept me off the road, I was aching to get back out on the bike. Despite snow remaining on the ground and there being somewhat icy conditions all around, I ventured out on my skinny tires for a jaunt around the neighborhood. Yes, I went cycling in the snow. And here’s… Continue reading Cycling in the Snow on a Road Bike

Skagit Bicycle Rides

First Major Hill Climb of 2017: Little Mountain

Yesterday was my first true hill climb ride of the year: up Little Mountain here in Skagit. As per the norm, I always prefer to tackle this ride by adding in a second major hill by riding up Waugh. Combined, the elevation gain totals over 1,000 feet. With the ride also came my second YouTube… Continue reading First Major Hill Climb of 2017: Little Mountain