The DCyclist’s 2015 End of the Year Blowout

The end of 2015 is upon The DCyclist again. This means it is time to look back on the year. What goals did I meet from last year? Where did I fail? Where was I bad ass? Where was I an asshole? There are all important questions. In addition, I like to set goals for…

Day 1: GAP Trail, Pittsburgh, PA to Connellsville, PA

Departure day was here. Today we would pedal into places we had never been before. Today we will became men.  John, Kevin, and I scurried around our hotel room gathering our stuff and organizing our panniers. I think we were ready to get started. I know I hadn’t slept well the night before because of…

The DCyclist Goes on Tour

Through good fortune and timing, I will be going on tour……….with The Rolling Stones. Ok…..not really. While I will not have roadies (but damn it I need them) I will have friends and bikes. A few months ago, my friend Kevin, who blogs at Bicycle Bug’s Blog, put out a call for on Twitter for…

Give Me a Centimeter Here and a Centimeter There

As many of you in #BikeDC know, I have been struggling with an elbow injury since last fall. As a matter of fact, I wrote about my struggles in a recent post.  After staying off the bike for the month of November and returning with continued elbow pain one thing became very apparent to me:…