Garmin

April 12, 2017

Mountain Biking with the Garmin Fenix 5X

I have a drive and desire to do things myself, if at all possible. Especially car, house, and bike related. I have a drive and desire to do things myself, if at all possible. Especially car, house, and bike related. For many years, I regarded bicycle wheelbuilding and truing as an unlearnable black art. I would buy complete wheelsets exclusively, and on the rare occasion of a broken spoke or hub issue, I’d take it into the local shop.
April 6, 2017

Strava Elevation Woes

It's a basic principle really... I want to know how far I rode and how much elevation was gained throughout said ride. The realities of several factors combine to make this endeavor more difficult than it should be.
March 31, 2017

The Strava Effect

It’s a strange and slightly pathetic thing when you think about it. Who really cares if I rode 4652’ of elevation on my mountain bike, or if Strava says I only rode 3509’? Strava is one part ego, and one part training.