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”.
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.
Cross Training as a Cyclist
Cross Training I enjoy many types of outdoor activities, not just cycling. I also really enjoy rock climbing, tenkara, backpacking,Read more.
My first year back on the bike has been filled with adventure and fraught with many setbacks. I started outRead more.
Spring Time Gravel Grinding
According to the San Diego Weather Center we have gotten a lot of rainfall this winter. A lot. I haveRead more.