"It's only January..."
Winterfietsen time. Looks like another winter of cycling-friendly weather around here... Very little snow, clear roads. Last few weekends have provided an opportunity to get out for some good base miles rides. Almost all of mine have been in my trusty 40x16 fixed gear... flat to slightly rolling rides of mostly between 2 to 3 hours. Less during the week. It's been OK, but unfortunately not enough to get my doughboy body down to fighting weight. Naturally, I overindulged this holiday season, what else is new. Put on about 12 pounds. Ugggh. Genetics. Time to get it in gear...but taking it slow and steady this year. Dr. Brad and I were joined by a special guest last Sunday: Barry 'the Bullet' Boyce: Cycling Revealed.com empresario, CCB International masters legend, and a fellow Ronde van Vlaanderen cyclo finisher. We took a nice 3 hour spin around scenic Tiverton and Little Compton RI and Westport MA, at a gentlemanly pace. First ride on derailleurs this