9 06, 2013

Focus Group FARM Ride 2013

By | 2017-02-21T21:50:01+00:00 June 9th, 2013|Lifestyle|0 Comments

On Sunday,  20 or so brave souls tackled 40 miles of tough terrain and battled some rather unpleasant weather, and were otherwise undeterred in their resolve to complete some of the most difficult sections of the FARM ride route.  The days top 3 riders were; Pete McCorison, Jule and Andrew Bouchard.  Julie Chasse Bouchard is [...]

23 05, 2013

New Friends Welcome Us to Their Little Piece of Heaven

By | 2017-02-21T21:50:01+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Once again, cycling and it’s connection to people and the formation of relationships has recently presented itself. A year ago Matt Michaud suggested that we host our lunch for the Farm Ride and Tour de L’Acadie somewhere off of ‘le vieux chemin” in Notre Dame du Lac in a farmer’s field with a view of [...]

1 05, 2013

Thoughts While on a Ride

By | 2017-02-22T16:44:37+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Lifestyle|0 Comments

As I was cycling yesterday, I began thinking about my life and how's it has evolved within only a few years; the birth of my 2 sons, purchasing our first home, and starting a new career.  The years of no responsibility and all the free time in the world to bike are long-gone; work, yard [...]

1 04, 2013

Why we Ride…

By | 2017-02-21T21:50:01+00:00 April 1st, 2013|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Cycling. . . Pedaling and effort lead consciously or unconsciously to meditation. Without the noise of lists, missed calls, and ever-growing inbox, and responsibility. Under self-imposed but manageable duress, up the side of the Mountain, legs firing, breath labored but in control, eyes focused ahead and around all at once, sense and perception heightened. . [...]

1 04, 2013

Heaven. . . Tuscany and thoughts on my last ride with James Grandmaison

By | 2017-02-21T21:50:01+00:00 April 1st, 2013|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Up the last hill and as I hit the crest I instinctively ready myself for the open view. But instead of coming out at the top of the mountain it's like I've been transported to another world, I am in a valley,  the lush green Chianti region of Tuscany Italy. I cruise to a halt, [...]

1 04, 2013

Climbing and the Six Gap Ride in the Middleburry Vermont area.

By | 2018-01-11T19:02:27+00:00 April 1st, 2013|Lifestyle, Vermont|0 Comments

Climbing is difficult. For many those first encounters with hills come early in life. During those early years the hill is an unwanted obstacle between you and your destination.  And that's all it is an inconvenience. Only years later when you make the transition from bike rider to cyclist, does the lifelong love affair with [...]