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”.
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Cross Training as a Cyclist
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Have bike will travel..
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The Endurance Diet
The Endurance Diet by Matt Fitzgerald is an engaging and eye opening book. Matt shows his readers the surprisingly similarRead more.
KHS Grit 110
Introduction The 2018 KHS Grit 110 is a surprisingly well built bike with an impressive list of components for theRead more.
Dirty Kanza 2019
42 days to go.