Author Archives: Matt Gholson

About Matt Gholson

Cycling, school teaching, husband.

My 80 Dollar Cervelo

I bought this frame on ebay for 40 dollars with 40 dollars for shipping.  It came with a Ultegra crank and 105 derailleurs.  I have a basement full of junk bike parts and had no problem piecing together a working … Continue reading

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Great Trails, Great People, Great Ride

When it comes to mountain biking I’m not as hardcore as some of the oldschool OG riders like Drew and Joe, who ride the trails in any condition and any weather all year round.  I’m a fair weather rider, I … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Bonk

I’ve wrote about bonks before, when a cyclist’s energy reserves are gone and they find themselves having a conversation with their body.  The body says, sit down under that tree, and the cyclist says, nahh I got to keep going. … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017

Well it came and it went, a year’s of anticipation gone in about 2 minutes.  Shauna had to work and thanks to the great administration at Mt. Vernon High School I had the day off. It seemed like the planned … Continue reading

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Vassago Burning

I tried holding a  funeral prye for my long dead Vassago Bandersnatch frame.  A bike I loved so much I couldn’t just take the the scrapyard.

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The Big Pensacola Florida Trip

Shauna and I have been thinking about some kind of camping trip this summer for awhile now, we had a few days last week to make it happen but we had no idea where we were going.  The original idea … Continue reading

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Tour de Pharmacy Review

I like Andy Samberg and I was highly anticipating “Tour de Pharmacy” after seeing the trailers for it.  I have to admit that I was kind of let down.  Sure it had some funny bits, but ultimately I just found … Continue reading

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