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,Read more.
The Endurance Diet
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What is truth? It seems these days that you can find evidence to support any training methodology. Don’t eat carbsRead more.
Back in November of 2018 I had the honor of a few of my photos being featured on the penultimateRead more.
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.