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”.


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,
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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 similar
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Riding
What is truth? It seems these days that you can find evidence to support any training methodology. Don’t eat carbs
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Gravel Cyclist
Back in November of 2018 I had the honor of a few of my photos being featured on the penultimate
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Have bike will travel..
Gravel roads With my new gravel bike I began to discover that it was seriously fun to ride. Around my
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Glendora Mountain Road
A few weeks back I wrote a post titled “Cycling Mistakes” and in it I recapped the lessons I learned
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Dirty Kanza 2019

2019-06-01
12 days to go.

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