Sometimes dirt don’t hurt

What do you do when you’re back on the farm near the small town of Manilla in Australia, unfamiliar with the area (it’s not the farm you grew up on, but a different one), and have an old Trek 820 to ride? You strap on the GoPro and go for a burl. I found this great back road that took me off and away from my parent’s farm, threw me on some nice scenic detours alongside neighboring farms, then looped me back to the asphalt about a mile away from the front gate. It became my favorite ride while I …

101 miles in 12 minutes Video

A self-invented century ride from Brooklyn, NY to Stony Point Lighthouse, NY. Tried out a different config of the GoPro chesty with it mounted at the top of the plate. Had some trouble with the angle – it pointed down too much. Would recommend the hanging upside-down config for future rides. Just as much knee action, but more horizon line. Music is “The Past is a Grotesque Animal” by Of Montreal. Buy it. Awesome.

“100 Miles of Nowhere” on Rollers

I always imagined my first century ride would be somewhere scenic. And with other riders. But the challenge of this century – the 100 Miles of Nowhere – is that it has to be on rollers, your trainer, or the smallest route possible. I chose rollers. If you’re inspired by this ride, donate to the Fat Cyclist’s Livestrong page. That’s what it’s all for kids! Music: The Killers cover of Joy Division’s “Shadowplay” Visit http://fatcyclist.com for inspiration daily. WIN SUSAN! And no, I did not eat all that food on the day. Particularly the 100 mile marker chocolate pudding (which …