The tale of a 10 day, 450 mile doorstep-to-doorstep ride around Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains with family and friends, told in installments. This is a ride I’ve wanted to do since moving to Idaho; it did not disappoint.
It’s been five years since Slash, Zoe and I last made our traditional weekend overnight ride to Givens Hot Springs, about a 100 mile round trip to the Snake River and back. Slash hasn’t been on a trike since completing our trip across the country. It was past time to get back in the saddle, and this time around we recruited an accomplice.
Chain drop, an aborted descent, and a strange tire failure.Continue reading
Freudian slip or slip in judgment? You decide.
Yeah, I’ve had a few. With a few hundred miles on the new trike, it’s becoming clear that I and the ICE design team have made some poor choices. Nothing too serious, but annoying nonetheless.
The project is finally complete and I’m riding a new trike that satisfies many of my original goals. In the end it didn’t make much sense to delay installing the Schlumpf so I combined phases II and III. Details following.
An open letter to well-meaning motorists everywhere. A common and aggravating problem that is very nearly on topic.