Month: October 2011

  • Tour de Cullman

    What a great way to the end season – with the unique group ride / race / kom / party that is the Tour de Cullman. Carson Glasscock does a great job of organizing this every year and put on another great one this year even after the tornadoes in April knocked over every tree […]

  • Pumphouse KOM power analysis

    Wow, what a week this has been for the Strava KOM shoot-out. I thought for sure I had Pumphouse signed, sealed, and delivered – but no – Paul “TreeTrunk” Tower came along today and set down a blistering time of 2’22” with an average speed of 20.4mph on the 0.8 mile climb. Still, here is […]

  • Race of the Falling Leaves

    Great race today in Grant, Alabama. Chris Cundiff organized a race billed as “The Race of the Falling Leaves” in tribute of the race of the same name held today in Italy around Lake Komo. The race held up to its name as there were literally leaves falling as we raced three times up the […]

  • 2011 End of the Season Epic

    Me at the turnaround point on the ride – the highest point on the blue ridge parkway 2011 End of the season epic ride – route with categorized climbs labeled 2011 End of the season epic ride elevation profile Quick summary Awesome ride. I was aiming for about 9 hours on this ride (wall-clock time), […]

  • Beautiful fall ride … strava kom style!

    View of Double Oak from AL-25 (photo from a March 2005 ride) 2011-10-01 Vandiver KOM ride What a beautiful fall day today with temps never even making it out of the 60s! I had set aside today to take back a KOM that is one of my favorites here in Birmingham – the Vandiver KOM […]