Coffee, Bikes & Life

Transitions

Transitions

5:53 PM, Friday, March 1, 2019. I was riding late Friday afternoon and realized March 1st marks the three month anniversary of Mamá‘s passing. It’s been difficult, to say the least.

Do Not Buy This Coffee - Really Do Not Buy It

Do Not Buy This Coffee - Really Do Not Buy It

No. No. NO. Don't buy this coffee. We saw this sticker in mid-Feb. on the bottom of a bag of specialty coffee at a local grocery store. No one should spend their hard earned dollars on this bag of beans.


2019: My Gravel Year

2019: My Gravel Year

I love riding gravel. I love riding dirt and single track trails. I love racing cyclocross. What's the best, most fun way to drop weight and get fit for the 2019 cyclocross season? RACE GRAVEL! This idea came to me in November 2018. 

The Backstory

The Backstory

This post is the backstory aka "life" and what's led to 2019 and "My Gravel Year aka Will Gravel for CX". Real life isn't social media. Real life is, well, real life. 

How to Brew Great Coffee - Pt. 1

How to Brew Great Coffee - Pt. 1

Making a cup of great coffee is part science: exacting ingredients, formulas, recipes, roasting, and tools. Making a cup of great coffee is also part art: extraction technique, tools, and honestly, showmanship. 

My personal formula for brewing great coffee is:

Fresh Roasted Specialty Coffee + Filtered Local Water + Correct Extraction Technique = Repeated Coffee Happiness