Crossin’ Town

While I try to ride everyday, it’s usually impossible. Believe it or not, it’s a lot of work to run this site but that’s why I’ve gotten in the habit of looking at riding as “coffee rides”. I usually kit up, hop on the cross bike and kick around on the local trails and roads, inevitably ending up at the best coffee bar in town, Frank for an Americano. The rides are never more than 20 miles or so and take about an hour and a half. Something even the busiest blogger can find time for.

When Kyle came to town last week (I already miss that little shit!), I took him on a coffee ride. We cross’d town and had a freaking blast, stopping at every jib spot we could find along the way until we got to the Hill of Life and the Greenbelt. Once there, we encountered a few falls, some sketchy, techy lines and a helmet-stealing dog. It was a lot of fun.

  • http://twitter.com/europeantouches Philipp

    these pictures are great! wish the weather was already nicer over here in germany …. miss the summer!

    • http://zenitme.com/ bartspin

      watching this photos in middle of our terrible europe winter can be a pain:) but lets be happy that they can ride in sun and deliver some great pictures to us.

      • http://theradavist.com John Watson

        Yeah, we had a really warm week. I got so sunburnt that day.

        • http://zenitme.com/ bartspin

          please stop, I would love to get sunburn:) But instead we have tons of snow on streets and its raining…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=564167613 Jack Robson

    Shot #19 is perfect

  • http://www.facebook.com/mattias.steeves Mattias Steeves

    Coffee rides! I usually get up, roll 10-15 miles into town, grab a cup of joe and roll back home and begin my day hahaha.

  • Pooky McPookums

    Did you kill and eat the dog?  I hear only Texas-style BBQ can do dog justice.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000090115645 Noah Lynch

    Loving the guardrail hop photo! Amazing set as usual.

  • Brett Rothmeyer

    just curious of what kind of 35mm camera you carry with you on a ride, Also tell Emily Pittsburgh says hello next time you go to get an Americano.

    • http://theradavist.com John Watson

      Yashica t4 but just about any fixed focal length, prime camera will do. Just has to fit in a jersey pocket and be weather proof.

  • http://twitter.com/princeofbraddon James McKeon

    Shot 19 is excellent dude.

  • Ian Stone

    Did he bunny hop #22????? If so, where is the shot in the air?

    • http://theradavist.com John Watson

      Timing is hard to nail perfectly on the Yashica