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spokes 29 :: mark’s 65th birthday ride

To celebrate Mark’s Birthday we take a casual ride to the coast, stop for photo ops, talk about eating and upcoming rides, and encounter quite a few geese.

spokes 28 :: who is this guy?

A tour of my old neighborhood of Woodbridge in Irvine along with a little history of who I am, where I come from, and why I’m doing Spokes.

spokes 27 :: essential business

Now that bike shops are being considered an essential business, it’s important for us to support our local bike shops as much as we can. Cycling, or any form of exercise, should be considered essential business for all of us…

spokes 26 :: fullerton loop

Today, Mark and I rode the Fullerton Loop. Maybe not the entire thing, but a pretty good sample of it. Mark hasn’t ridden a MTB since his horrific accident in the early 2000’s. It was a good return to the…

spokes 25 :: freedom

It sucks to feel like we have to enjoy riding outdoors while it lasts, but it seems to be a sign of the times lately. With LA County closing all trailheads and bike paths, I can’t help but feel like…

Santiago Oaks/Irvine Regional Park

It took me a while, but I finally realized why I enjoy riding on dirt and gravel more than I do pavement. If you’ve been following the Spokes vBlog, you’ll see me on more of the latter, less of the…

spokes 24 :: anti-social distancing

It’s business as usual on the local bike trails, but it’s anything but that everywhere else you look. Today, we’re riding from Anaheim Stadium to Weir Canyon and talking about what everyone else has been talking about non-stop for the…

spokes 23 :: Peters Canyon Regional Park

This was the area that burned down a couple of years ago before I got a chance to ride it. Much of it has grown back now, so I’ve dusted off my mountain bike to give it a spin at…

Spokes 22 :: Education First, then Energy Bars

There are a few documentaries on adventure racing that I’ve grown to love and I wanted to share them with you on this episode of Spokes. “Wild Horses” documents the first edition of the Silk Road Mountain Race. You can…

spokes :: wheelies & cookies

In this episode, we discuss a recent article in the Daily Mail about hooligan kids doing hooligan things on bikes. Introducing a new segment of the show called “Bites on the Bike” I share my recipe for Guilt-free Chocolate Chip…