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”.


Northwave Cycling Shoes
An ode to my trusty Northwave cycling shoes… I bought these Northwave cycling shoes in the spring of 2014. On
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gravel grinding
Gravel Grinding
For the inaugural post I guess I could start by introducing myself and maybe a little bit about why I
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Spring Time Gravel Grinding
According to the San Diego Weather Center we have gotten a lot of rainfall this winter. A lot. I have
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Healthy Lifestyle
As an endurance athlete living a healthy lifestyle has many facets; some of which you may not have realized...
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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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KHS Grit 110
Author’s Note: Be sure to check out my updated review of the bike after 14+ months of wear and tear
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Dirty Kanza 2019

2019-06-01
The big day is here.

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