Welcome to ‘Macadam Grinding’!
I bet you may be wondering what the heck macadam means… Well, it is a method of road construction pioneered by a Scotsman about 200 years ago using crushed stones (aka gravel). Since I am of Scottish descent and I enjoy cycling on gravel it seemed to be the perfect name for my blog.
And just in case you were curious it is pronounced “muh-khay-dum”.
Have bike will travel..
Gravel roads With my new gravel bike I began to discover that it was seriously fun to ride. Around myRead more.
Glendora Mountain Road
A few weeks back I wrote a post titled “Cycling Mistakes” and in it I recapped the lessons I learnedRead more.
Training as a Stay At Home Parent
I am a stay at home Dad to a two year old boy named Tadashi. Before Tadashi came into ourRead more.
One of the largest storms in recent memory is currently pummeling Southern California. A few days before the storm hitRead more.
The Endurance Diet
The Endurance Diet by Matt Fitzgerald is an engaging and eye opening book. Matt shows his readers the surprisingly similarRead more.
As an entry level cyclist we are prone to make mistakes. Shoot even world class cyclists make mistakes. While everyoneRead more.
Dirty Kanza 2019
104 days to go.