Category Archives: Rides

I’ve gotta bike, you can ride it if you like…

Tweed Ride, 2013

The first rule of Tweed Ride is, you wear Tweed…and Ride. There are no other rules (Bosco came and was exempt from following even the first rule). This year (among other things) we passed by Comerica Park, around Belle Isle, … Continue reading

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DIA’s Inside|Out Ride

The DIA’s “Inside|Out” exhibit aims to actively bring art into the community. This is done with hyper-realistic reproduction prints (original size, content, frames, etc) that are placed around Detroit and its neighboring cities for the public’s free enjoyment. This past weekend, I … Continue reading

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The Man in the City

Last week, I missed the official Detroit Bikes Man in the City ride as a result of scheduling conflicts. Fortunately, I was still able to look up the locations and mimic the route solo. Before heading out, I had been … Continue reading

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Top 10 Indicators Your Bicycle Garmin Unit is Cheating on You with a Newer Model

10. Your GPS unit calls *this* a road: — 9. You indicate to “Avoid freeways” and it does…except in cases when the highway it leads you to happens to *also* be a freeway for several miles! — 8. Your Garmin … Continue reading

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Chicago – Home

Alt title- Summer Ride, The Final Leg — My route home from Chicago took me again through hospitable Hammond, IN, into Bear Cave Resort in Buchanan, MI, and again across the kind and lovely friends and family in Battle Creek, … Continue reading

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Home Again, Home Again – Jiggity Jog

My summer bike ride officially concluded on August 8, 2013.  Enjoy some photos of the Detroit River-Walk and surrounding areas. — — Cheers, Rob

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MI State Capital

While in Lansing, I got a chance to explore the capital building for my first time in many years. It was under construction, but this didn’t stop us from running our own self guided tour. — — Fun fact: MI … Continue reading

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