James Knott rides his bike in the winter

My Bike is in the Shop

My mountain bike is in the shop.  So, even though the trail was frozen and hard enough to ride on, I was forced to go out on a road ride.  It was 24 degrees Fahrenheit with 20 mph winds from the west.  I’ve ridden in worse conditions, but this was my first frozen ride of…

Brian Kennedy, Greg Ratcliffe and James Knott after a winter mountain bike ride.

Riding Snow Covered Trails

Brian Kennedy, Greg Ratcliff and James Knott after a winter mountain bike ride. The forecast for Saturday was for 2-4 inches of snow with temperatures in the high 20s and low 30s.  I love snow and felt compelled to enjoy this winter gift.  For a brief second I considered hitting the local ski hill, but…

James Knott riding Spin Bike in Basement in Winter

Winter Riding for Cheapskates

One of the things that draws me to cycling is life on the open road (or trail).  I love getting out and exploring the world and I’m always discovering something new or interesting in my two-wheeled travels.  That’s why I’m reluctant to spend my winter pedaling in the basement.  There is no adventure while sitting…