a series of unfortunate events

Saturday morning

The plan was to head out for a nice ride with Steph, the kid and the dog down the D&L Trail to Someday Cafe. We had just received our new Chrome Industries bags. I also strapped my Topeak Fuel Tank and Ass Saver on the bike for some reason. The bike being my new Salsa Vaya that had just gotten tubeless tyres set up. We loaded up my Vaya, Steph’s Surly Midnight Special, our kid’s Trek FX and the dog’s trailer and headed out to the trailhead in Easton.

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BonBon the quality inspector

Steph’s Surly Midnight Special came with a mix of Sram Force and Rival parts. Over the months it has caused us quite a few headaches as it developed squeaks, creaks, rattles and all sorts of other noises coming from the derailleurs and sprockets. Something had to be done.

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Captain on board

Captain, our 12-year-old Japanese Akita, has a really bad hip. We got him a little trailer that he can sit in to follow us on our adventures down the local trails.

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Donut Derby 2019

Annual Donut Derby held by the Lehigh Wheelmen Association starting at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center velodrome!

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rainy ride down the d&l

very wet, rainy ride down to Homestead Coffee Roasters for breakfast made for some fun sliding around and riding almost blind with my glasses perpetually fogged or covered in fat rain drops!

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