Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Meet da PuGs and my mama

I wish I could say that this bike is mine. But I can't. Well, ummm I could say "it is mine" but my mom might rub soap in my mouth for fibbing. (see picture below of me and my mama) This bike can ride on top of snow, on sandy beaches, and the moon's surface. Alaska riders like Jill, take amazing journeys on this bike. With 12 inches of snow all ready on the ground and by the sounds of it about another 12 inches coming in the next couple of days, even my "fat tires" 2.5 inches will get buried and not hook up. I am considering, thinking about this bike. I talked to my friend and bike shop owner Parish about getting a Pugsley frame and building me one. I'll ride this 4 day weekend and see how riding goes. I rode on rollers after work tonight. 30 minutes, at a pushed heart rate, then lifted weights a little bit. It is hard for me to spend much time on indoor biking. 30 minutes, 40 minutes sometime, and sometimes a rare hour. But I find 10 hours on a bike outdoors, to be every minute enjoyable. Oh and YaHoooooooo, the days are now getting longer.

Some people like all this snow.

That's me and my mama.


tainterturtles said...

A Pugsley would be nice for you since you are a diehard trail rider. Pugs are pricey, but worth the $.

I like that pic of you and your momma. She looks like my kind of lady....I just want to give her a big hug.

Harry Legge's Cycling Blog said...

Pugsleys are perfect for rural riding. If there's a problem with them it's their weight.

MrDaveyGie said...

Oh yes, Tainter T, mama is a sweetheart, but she did torture me and make me go to school, go to bed on time and things like that.

Tom I wonder what a PUgs totals out at. My hardtail with the minimal country survival gear comes in at 42 lbs. I love that spring feeling when you first get on a road bike again, with shorts, shoes, socks and jersey and you feel like a rocket again.

Dan O said...

For the winter riding you do - the Pugsley seems perfect.