The weather here in Wichita is all over the place. When it is decent I ride either my ’71 Schwinn Racer or my ’83 Le Tour or my 60 Lb Worksman industrial bike. I did ride the stationary bikes at the YMCA but they are all shutdown now. I still have the old reliable 27 year old Schwinn Airedyne for indoor training. 347 miles as of yesterday.
Special thanks to the kid that turned on the water hose at the park. I stood in line, filled the bottle from the hose, drank it on the way back to the end of the line and filled it up again, drank 3/4 of that one and filled it up a third time and took off after a few pictures and a short break. First time rider in this thing so I didn’t know…[Read more]
This was my first Ragbrai. I did it on a 48 year old (modified) Schwinn and tennis shoes. I did the Karras Loop but not the gravel loop and logged a total of 520 miles. I walked no hills. I was chatting with Paul from Denver on the route and he told me about some guy in the early 20th century that road clear across the USA on a Penny Farthing.…[Read more]
My wife is a Registered Dietitian with over 30 years experience. We are doing the entire route. Look for a Kansas bicycle license plate with our team name on it. If you have any concerns she will be happy to help. Cheers! Team Havranasty