Training for the ALCORE Ride

Here’s a great little video of Jerome and Joe on a training ride for the ALCORE.  I’m proud of both of these hipsters getting the job done on a beautiful bike filled afternoon.  Enjoy!


Test Ride: mountain bike vs. road bike

Test Ride Eisenbahn Trail (Kewaskum sector)

Andy and I did a quick test ride on the Eisenbahn trail yesterday and got some good feed back.  I brought along my Salsa crossover with 38mm tires and Andy used his Felt Z6 carbon with 23mm tires.  Our worry was that the roadie would have severe jarring from the gravel and tend to washout when peddling.  Not the case in this ride.  The Felt had little trail jarring and absolutely no traction loss.  We both agreed that the Salsa more comfortable in its upright positioning but peddling was more labored than the Felt. ….A lot more.  My personal opinion on this test is the road bike will be able to handle the trail with little penalty in comfort.  Hindsight, our only concern is that the rest of the trial will not be as nice as the area we just tested.

Test ride K-town style: