Woke up really early to catch the lunar eclipse that was visible from the west coast today... Not bad!!
'19 Golf Alltrack | '21 Kona Rove | '19 Cannondale Habit | '11 Cannondale Synapse | '99 Specialized Hardrock
Outdoors stuff: biking, skiing, climbing, hiking, geology
Photo stuff: Canon 6D, 16-35mm/100mm lenses, landscapes mostly (and some cars and cities)
Aerospace stuff: High power rockets, RC planes
I now have 5 infinity bikes and reality can be whatever I want
More details later but the short version is I picked it up from a friend for a price I couldn't refuse. '19 Cannondale Habit, Fox Rhythm 34 and Float w/ lockouts, SX 1x12, dropper post that's a little too short but it'll do. It's a gorgeous bike and several tiers above anything I've owned before, and I'm quite excited to get some trail/downhill miles on it!
I said ENHANCE:
Ah yes, road bike good. This thing is an absolute rocket. 12-32t cassette and compact rings made it nice on a short ride with 1500' of climbing, but the thing that really sticks out vs my gravel bike is just how stupidly fast it is. Putting in the same effort just gives WAY more speed. And it's comfy too!
@ITA97 I'll probably jinx myself by saying this, but never once on today's ride did I get two downshifts when I asked for one. Apex 2x10 is a very different beast than the Apex 1x11 that I've ridden.
Oh also @Highlander
Can't let the trucks be the only ones to have the fun here
Who's got a longroof here!?
For the purposes here, you have a wagon if:
-it has glass over the rear cargo area
-it's based on a sedan or hatch but with an extended roofline
-it has a seat height and roofline lower than a typical CUV (I'll let the outback slide here, lifted wagons are good)
Haven't had much time to post lately but life has had a couple fun little upsides lately...
First off, both bikes got new contact points on the bars. Lock on grips for the manomano and fancy donut bar tape for the rove:
Been riding the wheels off both bikes as much as possible. Good times...
Then... my macro lens arrived! Shortly followed by the older EOS Rebel G.
Couple photos from the macro lens. This thing is a total blast and I should've gotten one AGES ago haha.
Adventuring for fun and in a somewhat professional capacity took place this weekend... lots of photos!
Up first was smith rock for some riding + hiking
First time riding here with my 29er, 130mm traveled bike and it was fantastic!
Night 1 sunset
Cool rocks (and the actual reason for my visit)
Day 3 sunrise
Possibly the coolest roadcut I've ever seen. pretty rocks
View looking the other way from that same road... very pretty. Wild gravel road too, actually used the faux lockers on my car a bit!