It’s about quality not quantity I am really loving the time I have spent on the bike lately, and I know exactly why. It’s the little things that matter. A clean bike. A lubed chain. A good riding group. A nice piece of gear or kit. A new place to explore. It is about quality, and the most important thing to have is quality time. Life is too short for a crappy bike ride. I really wasn’t much of a cyclist two or three years ago, but man did I want to be. I spent lots of time tr
Faire l'elastique- (French) "doing the elastic." There was a large field, and I was predicted to finish second last. I wondered who that poor guy was that was ranked lower. Last night we witnessed the last criterium races of the BBC Larkin Series. This annual event is arguably the biggest one on the local calendar, and riders come down from Ontario and out of state to participate in a well run event that highlights the strong racing community in Buffalo and Western New York.
photos by Evan Grucela, See more at www.rongrucela.com I looked straight at it, the yellow BBC sign with the arrow pointing right. I looked straight at the road sign, Taylor Road, and then I looked over at the marshal who appeared to be holding back traffic to my left with both arms outstretched. Did this mean, “Go straight or go right?” I headed into town straight ahead, a race pretty much over at this point. I’d gone the wrong way!
This year has been purposely different f