The Quail Hollow Fire that started today near my home. I saw the header get started while on my bike ride. Here are a couple of photos from near my home.
MLB.TV you disappointed me again. I was gullible enough to sign up for your MLB.TV service a few years ago, and I fell for temptation again here at the end of the season with your $10 sale. Now I remember why I didn’t subscribe again. All of those stupid blackouts of when I can’t see a […]
Last fall I started construction on an 80+ foot long water feature for our back yard.
This weekend I took another shooting class with the Counterterrorism Institute of America. The name of the class was Advanced Defensive Handgun. As you can see, I need more practice. This drill simulated protecting a small child while firing and running to cover. I am shooting a Springfield XDS .45
These are some spoken lyrics from a band that I like called Wolves at the Gate from their song East to West. What is true joy or hope? Where can it be found? Is it a promise of golden streets? Is it in escaping the fires of hell? No. All things are worthless in view […]
Today in Utah, its Pioneer Day. For the LDS people its a big historical celebration of their ancestors crossing the plains to settle here in UT. It is also a state holiday. For us gentiles, its a random day where things aren’t open and epic amounts of fireworks are shot that rival the 4th of July while I try to keep my dogs from freaking out because they think that once again this month the world is coming to an end.
Photo of the Marine Corps recruiting office store front that was shot up today. I circled and drew an arrow to the important part of the picture.
A question for my cycling friends about tire pressure. I have had two tires this summer where the bead of the tire tire has come unseated, and the tube has come out causing it to pinch and leak. The have both been on the rear tire. The were both Continental brand tires. The latest one, I bought a replacement tire that is a Continental Grand Sport Race tire. It says that its max PSI is 120. Before each ride, I air my tires up to their max tire pressure. Today, on this tire’s second ride, the tire came unseated, the tube pinched and leaked within my first mile. What I want to know is since I’m a big rider (250+ lbs) do I need to step down from the max PSI as I am assuming that my body weight on a the bike increases the pressure that is in the tire from the unweighted air pressure I measure during airing it up. Thanks
After two days off from riding, my legs were feeling pretty good today so I decided to go up Little Cottonwood Canyon again. It has been a goal of mine for a while to be able to make it all the way up without stopping to catch my breath. Today, I was able to make it the whole way up without stopping. Average speed from home to top was 5.2 MPH. Average speed going from top to home 32.4 MPH
Made it to the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon today on my first ride up. Checked off a goal for 2015.