"You can thank Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge for making some eye-opening discoveries, including one that's an integral part of our lives 200 years later.
The German analytical chemist began conducting chemical experiments at a young age, identifying the pupil-dilating effects of belladonna when he...
"Life is not perfect. Life is not easy. Life is good."
Great story about a significant part of the inspiration for the creators of the t-shirt, hats etc business:
"Bert and John Jacobs, the brothers who cofounded the Life is Good T-shirt company, grew up the youngest of six children in a lower...
Hi fidodie, thank you, I appreciate all of your help.
Hi to everyone at mtbNJ.com,
All is well. Extraordinarily well.
One silver lining is that I'm getting to spend much more time with my wife and kids. Even at Elementary school ages the kids are amazing morale boosters. The support I get...
First time at the cross practice at Otto's Farm. It was awesome. Thanks to the folks who put the time in to set up the course!
Great fun. A humbling experience but great fun!
I'll be there as many Wednesday evenings as possible.
Fastest route back to NJ from Martins Creek
We landed near Martins Creek too. The shortest way back to NJ is marked with a blue circle on the map in the pic attached => Railroad bridge. No longer used for trains but still maintained. Cross clinic bike shouldering skills came in...
Pics from race
Pat and David,
Great to see you guys.
Some pictures are in a slideshow at the link above.
It was pretty cool to fly in a red, white and blue balloon called "Freedom Flyer" with the preamble to the Constitution on it...
Heard from Lani that the race is full now.
I signed up for the forum just last weekend so next year I'll post notice as soon as it opens up.
GPS is required to verify the landing place was beyond the minimum distance from the take off spot.
Most people use road bikes and as the balloon...
For the cyclist to get back to the start/finish there's not set course. Depends on where your balloon pilot lands. So watching the roads as you float downwind and planning how Tories back is another cool part. The distance is short. Leaders are usually well under an hour on the bike.
FREE entry to the bike-balloon race
The $200 fundraising requirements for two spots in this race have been covered by donations. Anyone interested in participating should contact Lani at the email above in the original message ASAP. Prize money for the winner is $300
The organizer of this race saw the cross clinic picture on my FB page and asked if anyone would be interested in signing up. There are 2 slots/balloons left.
The race goes like this:
(1) Balloons take off with the rider in the basket and bike tied or bungied to the outside of the basket.