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”.

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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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 our
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One of the largest storms in recent memory is currently pummeling Southern California. A few days before the storm hit
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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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Cycling Mistakes
As an entry level cyclist we are prone to make mistakes. Shoot even world class cyclists make mistakes. While everyone
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Dirty Kanza 2019

104 days to go.

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