It’s a Fool’s Spring

Winter is Coming… Again There is a good chance that we are in the season called “Fool’s Spring.” A false precondition to the real change in season. Just a chance for the weather to raise our hopes and dash them with an icy surprise. We’re getting warm weather that melts the little snow coverage we …

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Mountain Biking

On Falling and Pedaling On

“The trails are pretty technical,” Colin, from the Maine Sport bike shop tells me, “a good place to cut your teeth.” I, having never ridden a mountain bike that didn’t come from a yard sale, was suitably spooked. To a beginner, “technical” sounds a lot like “I hope you bring an arm sling.”  This potentially …

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