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”.


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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Nutrition
In regards to nutrition there is so much information out there. A lot of it is crap, some of it
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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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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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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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KHS Grit 110
Introduction The 2018 KHS Grit 110 is a surprisingly well built bike with an impressive list of components for the
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Dirty Kanza 2019

2019-06-01
42 days to go.

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