Cross training my gear

Posted on January 5, 2010 by

Riding to work the last few weeks my feet have been slightly chilled at the end of my commute. My feet tend to perspire somewhat leading to damp, cool feet. Now to solve this problem, I have started with my socks. Being an avid downhill skier, I have collected several pairs of ski socks over the [...]

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That little voice

Posted on January 4, 2010 by

Did you ever wake up and say to yourself …. I just don’t have it in me today. I had this conversation with myself at 5:30 this morning. A long holiday weekend coupled with a poor night’s sleep resulted in my decision to drive my company vehicle to work this morning. Granted, there are  days [...]

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There must be a future winter biker out here..

Posted on January 2, 2010 by

It was really hard to pull myself out of bed on the morning of New Years day. After an evening of celebrating with great friends and good drinks I found it especially difficult but I wanted to see the infamous Polar Bear Plunge. Now, I have lived in Milwaukee all my life and this was [...]

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The Commute

Posted on December 19, 2009 by

On a cold Milwaukee morning, by the dim light in my kitchen, I finish my coffee and pack my messenger bag with my work boots, long underwear, spare socks, and gloves. Opening the back door I drag my Surly into the darkness and glance over at my company’s work vehicle parked in my driveway, I [...]

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