click to learn more about premier membership Rider:
SurlyRon member offline
Ways to connect: n/a
Location:
Fort Hunt, Virginia
Club Affiliations: Oxon Hill Bicycle & Trail Club
Bike Washington
Member Since: September 2006
1 Year | 5 Year
Distance Chart
goal
distance
2016 Total: 6289.02 miles 2017 Total: 7171.36 miles 2018 Total: 6232 miles 2019 Total: 7733 miles 2020 Total: 465.59 miles 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 7733 3867 0
2020 Miles Traveled: 466
2020 Rank: # 70 of 901 riders
(outdoor rides only)
Lifetime Odometer: 104,774 miles
History:

Retired - former bike commuter. Now riding w/Oxon Hill Bike club whilst also cycling many of our nation's Rails-to-Trails.

It's all about the mileage.
 
Bicycles
click to enlarge 2015 Ocean Air Rambler
Touring Road bike
Description:  Ocean Air does small production runs in Portland, Oregon. The Rambler is their touring model. Designer Rob wanted to improve on the Surly LHT and he did! Build by Derrick Mayberry at Bike Lane in Springfield, VA. (put into service June 2017)

2020 Odometer: 158.8 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 6,737.0 miles

Tires:
700 x 38C Schwalbe Marathon Plus, front, 1,145 miles
700 x 38C Schwalbe Marathon Plus, rear, 1,145 miles
Chain:
SRAM PC-951 9 speed, 2,075 miles

2020 Trek DS-3
700c Hybrid bike


2020 Odometer: 173.8 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 208.1 miles

click to enlarge 2009 Surly Long Haul Trucker
Touring Road bike
Description:  Stock from Surly - added fenders, rear rack, Brooks B-17 black saddle, and Acorn bag in front.

If you can only have one bicycle in your life (and thankfully, I'm not in that category!), this is the one. Extremely comfortable, stable, fast enough, and competent under all conditions.

Passed 30,000 miles on March 30, 2019.

Surly: it's not just a bicycle; it's an attitude.


2020 Odometer: 84.5 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 31,726.3 miles

Tires:
700 x 38C Schwalbe Marathon Plus, front, 2,211 miles
700 x 38C Schwalbe Marathon Plus, rear, 2,211 miles
Chain:
Shimano  9 speed, 4,656 miles

click to enlarge 2011 Trek 3500
Hardtail XC Mountain bike


2020 Odometer: 48.5 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 2,917.9 miles

Chain:
Shimano HG71 7 speed, 1,208 miles

2012 Surly Karate Monkey
XC 29er Mtn bike
Description:  Transferred parts from 2006 KM: Front fork; front & rear wheels; Shimano Alfine-8 internal geared hub w/7462.95 miles; front brakes; fenders and rear rack.

Surly: it's not just a bicycle; it's an attitude.


Lifetime Odometer: 12,972.1 miles

Tires:
700 x 38C Schwalbe Marathon GT 365, front, 3,748 miles
700 x 38C Schwalbe Marathon GT 365, rear, 3,748 miles
Chain:
KMC  8 speed, 3,261 miles

click to enlarge 2005 Rans Cruz 05
Cruiser bike
Description:  Fun to ride and surprisingly fast.

Lifetime Odometer: 2,430.3 miles

Tires:
26 x 1.40 Ritchey Tom Slick, front, 1,684 miles
26 x 1.50 Schwalbe Marathon, rear, 1,028 miles

2015 Trek Domane 4.5
Road bike
Description:  Quite the "Stealth" bike with its matte black finish. Added Brooks B-17 black saddle to make a very comfortable ride. Sold April 2017 to another club member.

Lifetime Odometer: 3,015.4 miles

click to enlarge 2006 Surly Karate Monkey
700c Hybrid bike
Description:  aka "Black Bruty" With its XL frame, this is a big bike. The mechanic at my LBS calls it the "Hummer of Bicycles"

Retired October 2012 - frame had rusted out... Most parts transferred over to new KM


Lifetime Odometer: 22,859.4 miles

click to enlarge 2004 Bacchetta Giro 20
SWB Recumbent bike
Description:  Purchased July 2008 - eBay; Sold July 2012 - Bikes@Vienna

Lifetime Odometer: 720.2 miles

click to enlarge other 
Cruiser bike
Description:  Test rides, rentals, etc

Lifetime Odometer: 102.6 miles
No planned events for 2020

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