Wednesday, January 23, 2008
With a baby on the way, I'll turn my focus to a closer mountain range than Pisgah. Just south of the Smoky Mountains, in Cherokee National Forrest, logging roads and trails traverse Unicoi Mountains. There are several balds in this area and big elevation changes. Nearly perfect for PMBAR training except for a few potential hazards; such as rednecks with guns and a strong dislike for strangers on bicycles. With that in mind, I'll travel in packs, like the dog that I am. So if you want to go explore this region, just an hour south of Knoxville, lets go! Last weekends adventure was inspiring.
In nearly related news, I have been hard at work brewing a few batches of beer lately. Much thanks to my brother for giving me a hand! We have 15 gallons aging in my basement. In a few weeks, post-ride refreshments are gonna get a little fresher!
Winter weather has moved in, and it looks like it's here for the short-run. With snow blowing at the local ski-mountains, I'm looking forward to a few blazing runs down the mountain to prep myself for the big one! Me and Eric are heading out to Colorado for a few days, in February, to play in Gods great party favors: "deep snow and big mountains."
Erin is starting to show; and we are going to know if we are having a boy or a girl in just four weeks!