Garmin Virb Aero-Bar Mount

I received my Garmin Virb Elite (for my full review of the Garmin Virb Elite click here) for Xmas and immediately ordered a bunch of different Go-Pro compatible mounts, for various purposes and which all fit the Virb just fine. In another blog entry I will fully review the Garmin Virb Elite itself,…

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Review – Schwinn 130 / Journey 1.0 Exercise Stationary Bike

  To replace an aging recumbent bike (that had malfunctioned, I had to jerry-rig the resistance magnet to make it work) we decided to go with a regular upright bike for bike training and exercise.  My preference is an upright bike, though we had gotten a good deal on the…

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Bored on the Treadmill, Indoor Bike Trainer, Exercise Bike, Elliptical, or Rowing Machine? Get a Chromecast!

  If you’re like me you might become bored to death of running on the treadmill, indoor bike trainer, exercise bike, rowing machine, and elliptical. I especially find myself not able to finish very many miles on the treadmill (a Sole F63 – review here) during the indoor months –…

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Review – Swagman XC2 2 Bike Hitch-Mount Carrier/Bike Rack

Back many years ago when I had a large car, a 1979 Cutlass Salon (I loved that car!) – I could stuff four 10-speeds into the trunk.  In addition I also used an el cheapo bike carrier that attached to the trunk of the car and later a slightly nicer trunk-mount…

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Trip to Albany Area & the Mohawk-Hudson Bike/Hike Trail

My wife, Jennifer, had a training conference in Troy, NY related her work, so I decided to go along and take the road bike for some riding on some of the paved trails in the area. Specifically I was interested in the Mohawk Hudson Bikeway, which various websites mentioned as quite…

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What a Great Day for a Bike Ride

Let’s face it – not a lot of us just stop what we’re doing and say to ourselves – “Hey, it’s great to be alive!” I don’t know if it’s because I’m getting more reflective in my middle-age, or because I’ve lost weight and I’m in the healthiest state I’ve ever been in my whole  so…

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Camillus Erie Canal Park and Trail

We’re always looking for new trails; for walking, hiking, running, biking, and taking the dogs for walks on. I’ll also mention here that I also have a trails page – the Northern New York Trails Page that I try to keep updated at least some of the time. So while looking for trails…

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