Video: My Day on the Bike – Levi’s Gran Fondo


Levis’ Gran Fondo kicks off with an early morning and a very packed start. You’re joined by over 7,000 riders eager to take on some variation of this daunting, gorgeous course. The roads are rough. The scenery is varied and spectacular: wine country, redwoods, coastal summits, hair raising descents, and an epic excursion down hwy 1.

Capturing it all on video is impossible, but here’s a few minutes of a pretty terrific day on the bike. Enjoy.

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Cruising and Snoozing

cycling, family, Recreation

I’ve got a big ride next weekend. 100 miles up and down the north coast. It’s a gorgeous stretch of road that I’ve written about before and look forward to every year. Still, even with as amped up as get for the ride, 100 miles on a bike is a lot of work…and in the days leading up, I unfailingly get a little nervous. Continue reading …