Avid Shorty Ultimate Brake O Ring Replacement
If you're running Avid Shorty Ultimate cantilever brakes on your bike and need to replace the small rubber pieces on them, here's where to get them.
Soapbox Derby... but with Toilets!
3 Days of Bicycle Camping on the C&O Canal
Riding from Cumberland, MD back to DC over 3 days with 4 friends.
Brooklyn Bikepark Pumptrack
I was up in NYC for work and my dad's birthday the other week and hit up the awesome new pumptrack in Brooklyn.
Mountain Biking at Meadowood
Some GoPro footage from tearing around Meadow Wood in Lorton, VA.
Mountain Biking at Fountainhead
Some footage from the green and blue loops at Fountainhead on the hardtail 29"er.
74 Schwinn Twinn Deluxe Rebuild
Rebuilding an old Schwinn Tandem bicycle for a summer of fun.
Wednesday Night Spins Video
Onboard footage from the awesome Wednesday Night Spins race series that Crosshairs Cycling put on in a parking garage in Crystal City. This footage is from the C Group Race on March 26th.
I've gone through the arch of being really into running when I was younger, then dabbling with triathlons, and lately I've been getting really into cycling. Here's some photos and rides from this year.
FYBO Scooter Rally Interview
A local paper in Raleigh, NC interviewed me about a vintage scooter rally I was down there for.
Biking from Pittsburgh to DC
The story of that time when I rode my bicycle 335 miles through the woods from Pittsburgh to DC.
Vespa P200 Full Rebuild
Photos and details on going through my old Vespa.
Vespa Engine Rebuild
A little bit about what it took to get the P200 back on the road after the cannonball.
I rode a 1979 Vespa P200 2500 miles across the US as part of the 2012 Scooter Cannonball Run.
Charm City Mods vs Rockers
"So what did you do with your weekend Matt?" "Pretended I was in a gang from 1960s Britain.... trust me it's cooler than it sounds."
9/25 - Summit Point Track Day
A great first track day with Motorcycle Xcitement and a Ninja 250.
Colonial Beach Scooter Camping Trip
Just a short weekend camping trip with the P200.
Motorcycle Trip to Nashville
1400 mile trip to Nashville and back on an 81 CB750
North of San Francisco
Riding a Triumph Bonneville north of San Francisco for the day.
June Northern Virginia Ride
Monthly ride on some of the best roads around DC.
Pittsburgh Vintage Scooter Club: Band Camp XII
Vintage scooters take over a band camp in Ohio.
East Coast Classic Scooter Rally
What kind of maniac rides a tiny little 37 year old scooter over a 200 miles? Pretty awesome weekend at the largest scooter rally I've ever gone to.
74 Vespa Super
I've owned a 74 Vespa Super for about a year now and racked up over 2,000 miles on it. Luckily I've yet to run into any issues with it that I haven't been able to fix. It is extremely satisfying learning how to work on old scooters like this and I would highly encourage anyone who owns one to spend the time learning how to fix it (you pretty much have to though). Below are resources and notes that have helped me through any repairs I've encountered.